Pope Francis I invited to UN headquarters in New York

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and members of the UN System Chief Executives Board (CEB) had an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican. The Secretary-General (left) with Pope Francis on the occasion.UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Pope Francis I has been invited to United Nations headquarters in New York to speak about his vision of the future of humankind.

The invitation was extended by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon who met with the Pontiff in the Vatican on Friday.

Secretary-General Ban reminded the Pope of a tradition of papal visits to the UN where the Holy See has a permanent observer mission.

Derrick Mbatha reports.

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