February 24, 2012. (Romereports.com)
The King of Tonga, Siaosi Tupou V, visited Benedict XVI at the Vatican. During their meeting they discussed social areas that were important both to the government and the Church, as well as the situation of the country's economy, and the contribution made by the Catholic Church in Tonga.
The King of Tonga then gave the pope a signed photograph of himself, in turn, the pope gave the king a medal of his pontificate.