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Pope’s Mass to be Held at Air Base

Pope’s Mass to be Held at Air Base

President Kuczynski and his Labor minister Alfonso Grados crossed the square this week from the government palace to the archbishop’s palace , and together with Cardinal Cipriani announced their decision regarding Pope Francis’ visit in January —that the final mass in Lima, on Jan. 21, will be held at the […]

Pope’s Visit — Squabbles Among the Planners

Pope’s Visit — Squabbles Among the Planners

President Kuczynski’s enthusiasm that Pope Francis’ visit in January next year will “unite Peruvians and open up paths of hope for the future” has just met one of its first, or at least public, dampeners as squabbles erupt over the venue for the final mass. The initial choice of location […]

by · September 27, 2017 · 0 comments · Politics
President Kuczynski Meets Pope Francis in Rome

President Kuczynski Meets Pope Francis in Rome

President Kuczynski met Pope Francis at the Vatican today, to extend the formal invitation for the pontiff’s visit to Peru in January next year. “I am happy to confirm Pope Francis’ visit to Peru, in January 2018,” said President Kuczynski after his visit. “His arrival will unite us and open […]

by · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Politics
Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Congress Censures Cabinet Chief — Kuczynski to Choose New Team

Cabinet chief Fernando Zavala handed in his resignation today to President Kuczynski, following the vote of no confidence last night by the opposition majority in Congress.  Zavala’s 19 cabinet ministers have also resigned. The President now has 72 hours in which to choose a new president of the council of […]

by · September 15, 2017 · 1 comment · Lima, Politics