Skip to comments.President Obama Plans to Visit Pope Francis in March (AF1 European Vacation)
Posted on 01/22/2014 10:10:44 AM PST by Red Steel
The president will stop in Vatican City as part of European tour
President Barack Obama will travel to Italy in March to meet with Pope Francis for the first time, the White House announced Tuesday.
The March 27 visit to the Vatican comes as part of a European tour during which Obama will also visit the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.
"The president looks forward to discussing with Pope Francis their shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing inequality," said a White House statement.
Before arriving in Vatican City, Obama will spend two days in the Netherlands participating in the Nuclear Security Summit, hosted by the Dutch government. Those gathered will discuss security processes for nuclear materials, the statement said.
How much will this vacation and exploitative photo-op cost the US taxpayer?
He’ll ask to have the crosses taken down before he visits, so not to offend his muslim friends?
As the Vicar of Christ, the Pope should not meet with Lucifer.
Oops, the rest of the article:
“Obama will then travel to Brussels for a meeting with presidents of the European Council and the European Commission, and will also hold meetings with Belgian government officials and with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.
While in Italy, Obama will also meet with Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and Prime Minister Enrico Letta.
Secretary of State John Kerry visited the Vatican last week, paving the way for Obama’s visit. Kerry did not meet with the pope, but instead discussed the Syrian civil war and health care reform with his Vatican counterpart, Archbishop Pietro Parolin.
While meeting with the Vatican’s secretary of state, Kerry let slip that a meeting between Obama and the pope was forthcoming.
“I know that the Holy Father is anticipating the visit of President Obama here, and the president is looking forward to coming here to meet him,” he said.
Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited the Vatican in 2009 to meet with Pope Francis’ predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI. “
If this is Wednesday, this must be Rome.
So far he's done a pretty good job of growing inequality...
“O” just wants to expand his ‘selfie’ library.
THAT will be interesting....and embarassing!
ahhhhh...the left’s BFF meets the ONE. Should be a hoot.
Why? Did the Vatican build a golf course?
Barry going out of his way to do Amsterdam. There’s a shock! /sarc
This idiot takes almost as many vacations as the Griswolds.
Maybe the Pope is doing an exorcism?
How will a U. S. President who uses euphemisms to describe what is clearly a denial of the right to liberty for unborn children, even those who may, accidentally, have survived attempted abortion, carry on meaningful dialogue with a Pope committed to the teachings of that One who commanded, "Suffer (allow)little children, and forbid them not . . . ."?
By making a preemptive bid, the Kenyan Pretender is attempting dictate the agenda. Will the WH be successful? According to a toady Press it will be.
Will Michelle Antoinette be accompanying His Majesty as he brings peace and prosperity to Europe?
Not unless they are serving cake.
Social justice....which Pope Francis has said he supports.
The anti-Christ and the False Prophet get together.
“...their shared commitment to fighting poverty and growing inequality...”
If the Pope doesn’t make clear that he does NOT share Obama’s commitment to coercive redistribution by government, then the Pope is part of the problem.
If the Pope allows photos of himself shaking hands with Obama, and laughing, and smiling, the Pope is as much of the problem as Dolan and O’Malley.
Time for a “ROAD TRIP”
I wonder whether there will be enough snow on the hill in Aspen so the Mooch and her spawns can take some much needed time off??
And the Church and the World survived. It will this time too.
Baraq: “So..uh, who’s this Jesus guy? Uh.. ya think he might throw some cash my way? I-uh... I give away phones to the poor, ya know. Hey...uh, let’s go on up to that balcony of yours, I got me some...uh... wavin’ to do.”
Stop in Netherlands to fill the drug cabinet.