Pietro Parolin as Vatican's new 'prime minister' VATICAN CITY. John XXIII - Pope (Meets with Macmillan) Pope & Macmillan. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Mr. Abdullah Hoti was hosted in a meeting by the Secretary of State of the Vatican City, Cardinal Pietro Parolin. In response to an assisted suicide bill that could soon be passed in Spain, the Spanish bishops’... Pope Francis meets with Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Oct. 24, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media. Pope Pius XXIII had a handshake for British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan as he arrived at the Vatican City Wednesday for a private audience in the Pontiff's private library. Pope Francis meets with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his wife Maria Begona Gomez Fernandez at the Vatican Oct. 24, 2020. The Vatican was created as a land-locked sovereign state by the Lateran Treaty of 1929, between Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini as prime minister â¦ The artwork, by Daniela Fusco in collaboration with Michele Palazzetti, expresses the themes of mercy, welcome, and fraternity, according to the Vatican. vatican city â Pope Francis met with the Spanish prime minister Saturday at the Vatican, which has had a rash of COVID-19 infections confirmed in recent days, but â¦ “We agreed to address the crisis caused by COVID-19 from a multilateralist perspective and with a social outlook; protecting the most vulnerable and moving forward, all of society united, towards a more just and solidary world,” he wrote on Twitter. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez wore a mask when he arrived in a Vatican courtyard. 1960 Press Photo Prime Minister Harold Macmillan & Pope John XXIII, Vatican City This is an original press photo. Vatican City â A resident at the Casa Santa Marta, the residence where Pope Francis lives, ... Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced a â¦ Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the vaccine approval a âdecisive turning point to strengthen a spirited fight.â âCongratulations India,â Modi tweeted. Throughout the pandemic, Francis has received world leaders and posed with them for photos, as he did with Sanchez, often posed nearly shoulder-to-shoulder and without wearing a mask. Vatican Swiss Guards wearing masks to curb the spread of COVID-19 march as they leave the St. Damaso courtyard after the visit of Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to Pope Francis, at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Yuriko Koike and the governors of Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa had asked the national government Saturday [â¦] “It is very sad when ideologies take over the interpretation of a nation, a country, and disfigure the homeland,” he said. Sánchez later held talks with Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher, the Secretary for Relations with States, the Vatican’s equivalent of a foreign minister. But everyone sat unmasked immediately before and after his closed-door talks with Francis at the Apostolic Palace, including during the speech the pontiff gave in Spanish to Sanchez and his entourage. Vatican City State Città del Vaticano The Holy See or Vatican City (in Italian Città del Vaticano) is a city-state situated within the Italian state. History . Pope Francis meets with Spainâs Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez at the Vatican Oct. 24, 2020. The only bright spot for Macron was outgoing Prime Minister Philippe's victory in the northern port city of Le Havre. Behind her, there are other migrants in a boat on the water. This prompted the Holy See to issue a statement insisting that it had never “made any declaration on either the exhumation or the place of burial, because it is not part of its competency.”. The Vatican has said 13 Swiss Guards, members of the colorfully attired division of the Holy Seeâs security operations, recently tested positive for the coronavirus. At Catholic News Agency, our team is committed to reporting the truth with courage, integrity, and fidelity to our faith. The office was created by the granting of the Statute of the Papal States in 1848 to 1850, when Pope Pius IX disclaimed the Statute after the Roman Republic's fall in 1849. The Vatican also has a staggering collection of world-class artistic treasures, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino), Connect with the definitive source for global and local news. Officially, the prime minister was recognized as the Minister of the Interior (Italian: Ministro della Interno), as the title of "chief of the government" was reserved to the Cardinal Secretary of State. TOKYO â Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday vaccine approval was being speeded up and border controls beefed up to curb â¦ Y el #Papa una copia de sus Encíclicas y este relieve de bronce con “mensaje”, símbolo de misericordia, acogida y fraternidad. Pope Francis taps diplomat Pietro Parolin as Vatican's new 'prime minister' VATICAN CITY. The Vatican said the Spanish prime minister also held talks with the Holy Seeâs foreign minister, discussing matters that included âthe current health emergency, the process of European integration and migration.â. At the Vatican, Prime Minister Barzani will meet His Holiness Pope Francis and Secretary of State Pietro Parolin to discuss the Kurdistan Region's commitment to countering religious persecution and promoting interreligious dialogue. A person staying at the same guest house in Vatican City where the pope lives also recently tested positive. Lawmakers elected Yoshihide Suga, the new leader of the Liberal Democratic Party, as Japan's prime minister on Wednesday to succeed Shinzo Abe -- â¦ “The talks in the Secretariat of State focused on bilateral relations and issues of common interest that concern the Holy See and Spain,” the Holy See press office said. The State of the Vatican City (or simply the Vatican City or the Holy See) is an independent state of which the monarch is the Bishop of Rome â the Pope, and the highest state functionaries are all clergymen of the Roman Catholic Church.The Vatican City houses the Government of the Roman Catholic Church and is surrounded by the city of Rome.Until 1871 the Pope held civil â¦ Tomorrow morning, Prime Minister Hoti will be hosted by the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Paroli, in â¦ Beneath are written the words “Riempiamo le mani di altre mani” (“Let’s fill our hands with other hands”), which the Vatican said referred to the pope’s appeals to welcome others and show mercy. In his speech, Francis told his Spanish visitors that politics is âan act of charity, nobility, and often leads one to sacrifice oneâs life.â He said the mission of a politician is to help a nation to progress. 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