.- Poland's President Lech Kaczynski met with Pope Benedict XVI on Monday evening at the Vatican to discuss issues of mutual interest on the international stage, and to invite the Pontiff to visit Poland again.
During his visit to Italy, Kaczynski met with Pope Benedict and Giorgio Napolitano, the president of Italy. The meeting with Napolitano involved discussions over the expansion of the EU and relations with Georgia and Ukraine.
The meeting with the Holy Father centered around "certain bilateral and regional questions," the Vatican said in a statement.
The Polish president thanked the Pope for the attention he has devoted to Poland and, according to Polskie Radio, invited him to visit his country again.