President invites pope to visit Taiwan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/03/13
By: Huang Ya-shih and Chung Yu-chen

The Vatican, March 13 (CNA) Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) sent a

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) / CNA file photo

congratulatory message to Pope Francis on the sixth anniversary of his pontificate Wednesday and expressed her hope that he will one day visit Taiwan, according to the Republic of China (Taiwan) Embassy to the Holy See.

Tsai congratulated the leader of Taiwan’s only diplomatic ally in Europe on the sixth anniversary of his ascension to the papacy.

The people of Taiwan are deeply grateful for the Catholic leader’s care and constant attention to the Catholic Church and to people in need, Tsai said in her message.

She also thanked his holiness for appointing H.E. Fernando Cardinal Filoni as special envoy to attend the fourth National Eucharistic Congress in Taiwan.    [FULL  STORY]

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