For Francisco, Merkel “is one of the great leaders who will go down in history” – Télam

For the Pope, Merkel’s legacy “is important also as a female leadership.”

Pope francis defined the German Chancellor Angela Merkel, than to leave power after 16 years, like “one of the great leaders who will go down in history” and hope that the figure of the leader is “a call to women who feel a political vocation”, in dialogue with Tlam in the Vatican.

“In her years in government, Merkel has given a good example of common sense, of the ability to see what is possible, what is feasible, and always walk that way,” said Francisco in dialogue with Tlam from his residence at Casa Santa Marta in the Vatican.

For Francisco, who had seven meetings with her as pontiff, the German chancellor “is not a fanciful woman” because her ideals “were concretely embodied.”

Merkel "will go down in history", predicted the pontiff in dialogue with Télam. Merkel “go down in history”, predicted the pontiff in dialogue with Tlam.

“She is one of the great leaders who will go down in history”, the pontiff augured in dialogue with Tlam and added: “In Germany we have so many of those leaders, like Konrad Adenauer and Helmut Kohl, who was her teacher and discovered her.”

For the Pope, Merkel’s legacy “is important also as a female leadership.”

“Women have a special sensitivity to capture more the moments of conflict. Women are much more capable of piloting conflicts because they are realistic, they have inventive capacity and to process,” he emphasized in dialogue with Tlam.

“Merkel has given a good example of common sense, of the ability to see what is possible, what is feasible, and always walk that way”

Francisco

“In politics women have always given a good contribution and more when they really carry it in their hearts”, the Bishop of Rome valued in dialogue with Tlam and added: “I think that Angela Merkel’s administration is an interesting milestone in world politics. and a call to women who feel a political vocation “.

At the beginning of this month, Francisco and Merkel had their last meeting for 45 minutes in the Private Library of the Vatican Apostolic Palace.

By Editor

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