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Pope Francis meets Peru's President

Pope Francis meets Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his wife Nancy Lange during a private audience on Friday

Pope Francis meets Peru's President ahead of papal visit

22/09/2017 15:47

Pope Francis met on Friday with the President of the Republic of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Godard, who is preparing to welcome the Holy Father to the South American nation from January 18th to 21st.

 

Pope Francis delivers a speech next to Cardinal Raul Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (L) during his visit to the Cathedral in Quito, Ecuador on July 6, 2015

Pope Francis delivers a speech next to Cardinal Raul Eduardo Vela Chiriboga (L) during his visit to the Cathedral in Quito, Ecuador on July 6, 2015

Pope Francis sends letter to special envoy to Jubilee of Lima in Peru

19/08/2017 14:58

Pope Francis has sent a letter to Cardinal Raúl Eduardo Vela Chiriboga, his special envoy at the concluding celebration of the Archdiocesan Jubilee of Lima in Peru, which takes place on 30 August

 

Lima cathedral

Lima cathedral

Pope sends video message to Church in Peru

07/08/2017 12:42

Pope Francis has sent a video message to Catholics in Peru, ahead of his planned pastoral visit there next January. The short video message was published on the website of the archdiocese of Lima by Archbishop Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne

Pope Francis meets with the bishops of Chile in February 2017

Pope Francis meets with the bishops of Chile in February 2017

Pope Francis to visit Chile, Peru in January 2018

19/06/2017 18:33

Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Journey to Chile and Peru in January 2018, according to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office

 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

Pope writes to Peru's Catholic University on its 100 year anniversary

01/04/2017 14:10

Pope Francis has encouraged teachers, students and graduates of Peru’s Catholic University to be united and “walk together” giving value to its legacy in contemporary society and transmitting it to the new generations. His words came on the occasion of the first centenary of the institution.

 

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

People line up as they wait for food aid after torrential rains caused widespread devastation in Huachipa, Peru.

Peru's Bishops urge flood-striken communities to keep hope alive

27/03/2017 13:26

Peru’s Bishops have urged flood-stricken communities to keep hope alive and warn against the exploitation of land which derives from disregard towards “sister nature”. Floods and landslides in the nation have killed dozens and caused devastation across large swathes of the country.

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead.

Torrential rains in Peru have caused widespread devastation, and left more than 70 people dead. On Sunday, Pope Francis prayed for victims of the flooding, and for those involved in relief efforts.

Pope prays for victims of flooding in Peru

19/03/2017 12:22

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis assured the people of Peru of his closeness to them, at a time when their country has been struck by “devastating floods.”

 

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