Pope Francis’ Address to European Union Heads of State and Government

Posted March 24, 2017 5:37 pm by Salt and Light Media

Pope Francis’ Address to European Union Heads of State and Government

This afternoon, Pope Francis received the 27 European Union heads of State and Government at a private audience in the Vatican’s Sala Regia. The encounter takes place on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome. The Treaties are considered to be the foundation acts of the European Community. Leaders were joined at the audience by representatives of EU institutions. These include Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission and Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament. Following and address by the Prime Minister of Italy, Paolo

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