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(Irish) Government rejects Fianna Fáil call to reinstate ambassador to Vatican
Irish Times ^
| Friday, March 1, 2013
| Stephen Collins
Posted on 02/28/2013 10:54:57 PM PST by Olog-hai
The Government has rejected a call by Fianna Fáil to reinstate a full-time Irish ambassador to the Vatican to coincide with the election of a new pope.
Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said last night there were no plans to revisit the issue, and he described as inappropriate any attempt to politicize Pope Benedict XVIs decision to retire.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: ambassador; catholiccountry; ireland; vatican
posted on 02/28/2013 10:55:13 PM PST
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