Pope urges Romanian leaders to shun personal interests, seek common good

Pope Francis meets with Romania's President Klaus Johannis, in Bucharest, Romania May 31, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged Romania’s leaders on Friday to shun personal interests and work together for the common good, arriving in the former communist country amid political upheaval caused by a corruption scandal. Francis arrived to a low-key welcome in the overwhelmingly Orthodox Christian country where Catholics, who suffered persecution in the communist […]

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