Press release

Prime Minister and Pope Francis exchange letters on G8

Read letters by Pope Francis and David Cameron on benefits of G8 agenda for the global economy.

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Ahead of the G8 leaders’ summit in Lough Erne, Pope Francis and the Prime Minister have exchanged letters highlighting the benefits of the G8 agenda for the global economy and people in the developed and developing world.

G8 leaders’ discussions at the two-day summit will focus on key issues of trade, tax compliance and transparency to support economic growth and jobs.

Read copies of the Pope’s and Prime Minister’s letters.

Letter of 5 June 2013 from David Cameron to Pope Francis (PDF, 121KB, 4 pages)

Letter of 15 June from Pope Francis to David Cameron (PDF, 1.83MB, 4 pages)

Published 17 June 2013