Pope ready to help improve ties between Belarus and EU: Vatican

March 14, 2015 4:06 PM

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Pope ready to help improve ties between Belarus and EU: Vatican

MINSK (Reuters) - Pope Francis is ready to help improve ties between Belarus and the European Union, a senior papal official said on Saturday in the latest sign of a developing thaw in relations between Brussels and Minsk.

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican secretary of state, also said discussions were under way for a visit to Vatican City by President Alexander Lukashenko. Roman Catholics make up just over 10 percent of the majority Orthodox Belorussians.

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