Daily Archives: December 11, 2007

When the Dalai Lama comes knocking

Should Pope Benedict meet the Dalai Lama every time he comes knocking on the Vatican’s door? The question arose after the Vatican said the pope would not be holding an audience with the Tibetan spiritual leader this month. “I would have liked to … Continue reading

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Israeli ambassador says goodbye

Israel’s ambassador to the Vatican, Oded Ben-Hur, said goodbye to a group of friends at a reception at his residence Monday night. He’s returning soon to Jerusalem after more than four years in Rome, and among those gathered to bid … Continue reading

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