(CNA/Europa Press) President of Bolivia, Evo Morales will meet with Pope Benedict at the Vatican on May 17, confirmed Bolivia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Choquehuanca.

The meeting will be part of the Bolivian president’s visit to several European countries including Spain, Norway and Finland.  He plans to attend the Summit of Latin American, Caribbean and EU presidents in Madrid on May 18, before visiting Norway on May 20 and Finland on May 21.

Choquehuanca said that during Morales’ visit with the Pope, as well as with the presidents, he would address climate change, which he considers to be “the most important issue of the day,” reports ABI news agency.