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Pope Francis receives PACE President at private audience

Anne Brasseur, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) will have an audience with Pope Francis on 18 September.

Discussions will mainly focus on the refugee crisis, the issue of intercultural dialogue and its religious dimension, the No Hate Parliamentary Alliance – an alliance of parliamentarians who commit to taking firm and pro-active stands against racism, hatred and intolerance, involving also religious leaders – as well as relations between the Holy See and the Council of Europe.

In addition, Ms Brasseur will meet Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Holy See's Secretary for Relations with States.