Bongo and Sassou Nguesso vie for papal visit

Gabonese president Ali Bongo visited the Vatican on 28 April 2022.
Gabonese president Ali Bongo visited the Vatican on 28 April 2022. © Vatican Media Handout/REL
The two central African presidents are lobbying the Vatican to convince Pope Francis to visit their respective countries next year. But so far, the head of the Catholic Church has yet to confirm any trip. [...] (270 words)
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