After a meeting with Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia and visit the Holy sites in Jerusalem tour President Donald trump on world religions was completed on Wednesday at the Vatican, the Holy headquarters of the Catholic Church.
There, in the Apostolic Palace, trump met with Pope Francis. This meeting, which was expected by millions, the meeting of two of the most intriguing and complex personalities in the world: the Saint in white who preaches good news to the poor and cocky businessman in a dark suit, symbolizing American extravagance.
After months of talks and public spitting on international borders, the Pope and the President met at last, with a barrier between them. "It will be a meeting without a" wall, " said the Reverend Antonio J. spadaro, who met a close ally of the Pope and the editor of the Jesuit magazine Civilta Cattolica.
Shortly after the big celebration of the mass at the Mexican border last year, Francis said that the people who only think about building barriers instead of bridges, "not Christians." Trump called the comments "shameful" and called the Pope a pawn of the Mexican government.
At a recent press conference, the Pope said that he won't judge trump up to their meeting. Instead he will look for areas of agreement. "There are always doors that are not closed. Look for doors that are at least slightly open, come in and talk about simple things and proceed step by step."
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