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Obama to Host Pope Francis at White House in September

posted on March 26, 2015

David Gibson of Religion News Service reports that President Obama will welcome Pope Francis to the White House for the first time in September. The two had met earlier last year at the Vatican, where they initially began the discussions on reopening relations with Cuba. “During the visit, the President and the Pope will continue the dialogue, which they began during the President’s visit to the Vatican in March 2014, on their shared values and commitments on a wide range of issues,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in a statement

Read at Religion New Service