How Mugabe Saw Pope's Inauguration Despite Travel Ban

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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (center)

Devout Catholic and  Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe traveled to Vatican City for the inauguration of Pope Francis I, bypassing a travel ban imposed by the European Union, which does not apply to the Vatican City state. Zimbabwe is in the midst of a referendum to change its Constitution. Does Mugabe's travel during this important time signal a greater devotion to the church than to his country?

The Burton Wire has the answer.