PM Modi invites Pope Francis to visit India

New Delhi, Oct 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Pope Francis to visit India. During the meeting, the PM extended an extension to the Pope to visit India.

The last papal visit had taken place in 1999 when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister. That year the Pope was John Paul II.

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Meeting between PM Modi, Pope scheduled for 20 minutes goes on for an hour

New Delhi, Oct 30: The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pope Francis which was scheduled for just 20 minutes went on for an hour.

The PM also invited the Pope to visit India. The last papal visit had taken place in 1999 when Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the Prime Minister. That year the Pope was John Paul II.

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PM Modi to hold meeting with Pope in Vatican today

Rome, Oct 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a one-on-one meeting with Pope Francis on Saturday in Vatican City ahead of the delegation-level talks during which they are expected to discuss a range of areas of interests in terms of the general global perspectives and issues such as COVID-19, news agency PTI reported.

“The Prime Minister will have a separate call. He will be meeting his Holiness on a one-on-one basis. And that could, after a certain period of time, be followed up by delegation-level talks,” Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla told reporters on Friday while briefing the details of the Prime Minister’s engagements in Italy.

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Mirwaiz writes to Pope, Shankaracharya over Kashmir issue

mirwaiz umarSrinagar, Aug 24: Kashmir separatist, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has written to the Pope Francis, Shankaracharya and Imam of the Kaba to find a solution to the problem in Jammu and Kashmir.
Farooq who is the chairman of the Hurriyat (M) brings to the notice of the three religious leaders about the violence in Kashmir.
The letter with Kashmir Reader states, “As I write to you, the present phase of the unceasing and unprecedented violence in Kashmir is over forty days old. Now a sense of extreme urgency has built up due to the inexplicable lack of response from the international community to this human tragedy.

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