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When Popes And Presidents Meet

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

The first meeting between a U.S. president and a pope took place on January 4, 1919, when President Woodrow Wilson met Pope Benedict XV at the Vatican...

Photos And Video Of President Obama Meeting Pope Francis At The Vatican

Posted 03.27.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis and President Obama met for the first time on Thursday at the Vatican, bringing attention to the relationship moving forward between the ...

Obama, Pope Meet For The First Time

Reuters | Philip Pullella and Jeff Mason | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

VATICAN CITY, March 27 (Reuters) - Calling himself "a great admirer", President Barack Obama held nearly an hour of private talks about the global sit...

Obama To Find Ally On Justice In First Meeting With Pope Francis

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2014 | Politics

* Obama and Pope Francis to meet for first time * They converge on social issues, diverge on abortion and gay marriage ...

6 Things To Watch In The World This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

1. World Leaders Meet In The Netherlands Over fifty world leaders will convene in The Hague this Monday and Tuesday to discuss ways to prevent nuc...

What To Expect From Obama's Meeting With The Pope

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Religion

ROME (RNS) President Obama is to meet Pope Francis for the first time next week (March 27) as Obama wraps up a European tour, a high-profile encounter...

Obama Sees Common Ground With Pope Francis

The Los Angeles Times | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

The president praises and quotes the pontiff, and makes clear he sees him as a potentially useful ally in shrinking the gulf between rich and poor....

Obama Praises Pope Francis As 'Extraordinarily Thoughtful' Messenger 'Of Peace & Justice'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama praised Pope Francis on Thursday, describing the Catholic leader as an "extraordinarily thoughtful" messenger of "peace and jus...

Boehner Turns Down Obama Invitation

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Speaker John Boehner says he's turning down President Barack Obama's invitation to be in the U.S. delegation to the installat...

Obamas Offer Prayers For Pope Francis

Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama on Wednesday addressed the election of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio as pope, offering the new leader of the Catholic church "...

Obama Weighs In On Pope's Resignation Announcement

Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama addressed the surprise resignation announcement of Pope Benedict XVI on Monday. "On behalf of Americans everywhere, Michelle...

Pope Praises Obama, Meets New US Envoy

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI pledged on Friday that the U.S. Catholic church will keep working to shape American consciences on ethical ques...

Obama, Pope To Meet Today In Italy

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

L'AQUILA, Italy — Lasting worldwide recovery "is still a ways off," President Barack Obama declared Friday, but he also said at the conclusion o...

Obama at the Vatican: A Meeting of Symbolism, Not Substance

Jon O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jon O'Brien

It is up to Catholics to let the pope and other members of the church hierarchy know that the Vatican is out of touch. That message need not come from President Obama.

Obama, Pope To Hold "Frank" But Constructive Talks; White House

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON and BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI stressed the church's opposition to abortion and stem cell research in his first meeting with President Barack ...


The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Even before Air Force One had left US soil on Sunday evening, Obama's trip had built up high expectations across the globe. The schedule roughly sta...

Obama Trip To Russia, Italy, Ghana Creates High Expectations (SCHEDULE, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Obama met with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir this week, calling for a new relationship with the form...

Obama, Pope To Meet In Italy

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — Pope Benedict XVI and President Barack Obama will meet on July 10, a much-anticipated Vatican audience with a president under att...

Obama Talks To More World Leaders: Pope Benedict, Brazil's Da Silva

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHICAGO — World leaders hoping to meet President-elect Obama at an economic summit this weekend in Washington will be disappointed. Obama does ...