The President Meets the Pope

obama-pope-HEAD-smPresident Obama visited Pope Francis at the Vatican this week (March 27) in what was their first meeting. They exchanged greetings and gifts before moving into a private conversation that lasted 52 minutes. The discussion was said to be cordial and focused mainly on the poor and marginalized and challenges to peace around the world.

Watch our conversation with Father Tom Reese about the Vatican meeting between the pope and the president.