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Mark Zuckerberg Met With Pope Francis And Gave Him A Drone

Obviously he documented it on Facebook.

08/29/2016 09:39 am ET | Updated Aug 29, 2016
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg meets Pope Francis at the Vatican.

If only they had taken a selfie together...

Pope Francis met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg’s wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican on Monday.

The meeting was set up so the pair could discuss “how to use communications technology to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and to communicate a message of hope, especially to the most disadvantaged,” Vatican press office director Greg Burke told ANSA news agency.

Zuckerberg forewent his usual ensemble of a hoodie and T-shirt, wearing a full suit for the occasion. He also gifted a drone to the religious leader and shared a photo of the exchange on Facebook (of course). Zuckerberg added that he admired the pope and the meeting was unforgettable.

We wonder what the pope will do with the drone... oh, the possibilities.

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