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2015-02-12

Pope Francis met with a prominent Iranian politician in the Vatican.  Shahindokth Molaverdi, serves as the vice president of the country's Women and Family Affairs Department. She led an all female delegation to the Vatican. 

"It's a pleasure to welcome you” 

In their meeting they talked about how to improve the interfaith relationship between Islam and Christianity, in an effort to improve a culture of peace.  

Each one of them greeted the Pope. They gave him many gifts and thanked them for granting them an audience. 

"Great to meet you. I'm very happy and honored to be here.” 

The Iranian delegation gave the Pope a ceramic piece. In turn, Pope Francis gave her, a medallion of the Angel of Peace. 

Iran and the Holy See established their diplomatic ties back in 1954. 


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