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Pope Receives President Morales of Bolivia in Vatican

Francis Visited Bolivia in July 2015

Pope Francis received in audience the President of the Plurinational State of Bolivia, Juan Evo Morales Ayma, on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

According to a communique released by the Holy See Press Office, the discussions with the president whose country the Argentine Pontiff visited in July 2015, along with Ecuador and Paraguay, were cordial.

“During the cordial discussions,” the brief statement said, “the positive relations between the Holy See and Bolivia were evoked, with special reference to the implementation of the bilateral agreements, and there was an exchange of views on the regional situation.”

After meeting with the Holy Father, the president met with Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, and Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States.

About Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is a Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in four languages). She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, at times from the papal flight, and has done television and radio commentary, including for Vatican Radio and BBC. She is a contributor to National Catholic Register, UK Catholic Herald, Our Sunday Visitor, Inside the Vatican, and other Catholic news outlets. She has also collaborated with the Vatican in various projects, including an internship at the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, and is a collaborator with NBC Universal, NBC News, Euronews, EWTN and Salt & Light. For 'The Other Francis': https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

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