Health minister visits Vatican

Czech Health Minister Leoš Heger on Wednesday met with Vatican officials to discuss the role of the Roman Catholic Church in providing health care. Mr Heger said both sides agreed that a great majority of the funds returned to the church as part of a property restitution deal should be used to pay for health care. The Czech heath minister on Wednesday also attended the general audience with Pope Benedict XVI whom he presented with sheet music by Czech composers.

Author: Jan Richter