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11 June 2015 | by Hannah Roberts in Rome

Francis meets Kirchner for fifth time as Pope Premium

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Pope Francis has received the Argentine President, Cristina Kirchner, for a fifth time since he took office, in a meeting that lasted almost two hours, writes Hannah Roberts.He received the Argentine leader in an office in Paul VI Hall on Sunday, the day after his return from Sarajevo, for one hour and 45 minutes, far more than the time allotted to other world leaders.Afterwards Mrs Kirchner said she felt “illuminated”. “It was a very warm meeting. We were chatting about all t


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