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The General President meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

03 March 2017 CGI news Renato Lima de Oliveira

The General President meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

For the second time in his term, Renato Lima de Oliveira met briefly with Pope Francis at the public audience on March 1st. The first meeting was held in June 2016, just after his election as International President of SSVP. Renato could then present himself quickly and share a few words with the Holy Father.

This meeting in Rome took place during the first stage of his official journey which will bring our brother Renato to visit 7 national or superior councils in the world: After Italy, India is hosting the President General; who will then travel to Sri Lanka, Malaysia, New Zealand, Australia and Chile.