How Mugabe Saw Pope’s Inauguration Despite Travel Ban

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe (center)
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.

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