Skip to comments.Historic Visit Scheduled Between Pope and Vietnam Communist Leader
Posted on 01/22/2013 9:23:48 AM PST by marshmallow
In a move that surprised many, Benedict XVI will receive today the secretary general of Vietnam's Communist Party. Nguyen Phu Trong will stop by the Vatican during a tour of European capitals.
The audience with Benedict XVI is unusual for several reasons. The first is that Tuesday is usually a rest day for the Pope. In addition, papal audiences are usually reserved for heads of state, and not leaders of political parties.
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