Tsai quotes Pope Francis on 228 anniversary

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/02/28
By: Matt Yu and Chung Yu-chen

Taipei, Feb. 28 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) quoted Pope Francis on Thursday, the 72nd anniversary of the 228 Incident, when she said the most effective antidote to violence is dialogue.

Tsai made the remark when receiving Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Pope Francis’ special envoy, adding that Catholics in Taiwan would very much welcome a visit from the Pope.

The Vatican is Taiwan’s only diplomatic ally in Europe.

During the meeting, Tsai said democratic Taiwan believes in dialogue, and will work with the Holy See to contribute to humanitarian efforts around the world.    [FULL  STORY]

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