Archbishop Crotty in discussions with President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.

Avondhu native Archbishop Michael Crotty has been continuing his diplomatic work in Burkina Faso this week, as he met with the country’s president. 

Archbishop Crotty, from Ballygiblin, attended the formal ceremony of handing his credentials to President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré.

The country’s military provided a guard of honour for the ceremony and the archbishop spent time speaking with the president of the country. 

A spokesman for the president said that the Vatican mission in the country, led by Papal Nuncio Crotty, was an important one. 

‘The Vatican supports Burkina Faso for its socio-economic development, mainly in the fields of health, education and social and humanitarian action. 

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