2013-10-07 15:51:51

Pope Francis receives the King and Queen of Lesotho

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday received in audience their Majesties the King of Lesotho, Letsie III, and Queen ‘Mastenate Mohato Seeiso.
The KIng subsequently met with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, accompanied by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for Relations with States.
During the cordial discussions, the Parties spoke of the good relations between the Holy See and the Kingdom of Lesotho, with special reference to the importance of religious freedom, to favour positive collaboration between the State and the Church.
In this regard, appreciation was expressed for the commitment of the King and the Government to prioritising healthcare and education, and for the significant ecclesial contribution in the fields of charity, justice and peace.
Finally, mention was made of themes of an ethical and social nature, such as the family, as well as issues relating to the political and economic situation in the Region.

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