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Vatican Cardinal: No Papal Blessing for Matteo Salvini

A close collaborator of Pope Francis said this week that the Vatican would never give a papal blessing to Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, comparing him to an abortion clinic and Venezuelan dictators.

Italian deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini meets the journalists during a press conference on the Government's pensions reform, in Rome, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)