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President Obama sends greetings to new Pontiff

March 14, 2013

US President Barack Obama has sent his “warm wishes” to Pope Francis, and said that he looks forward to working with the newly elected Pontiff.

“Just as I appreciated our work with Pope Benedict XVI, I look forward to working with His Holiness to advance peace, security and dignity for our fellow human beings, regardless of their faith,” the American president said. He did not offer details on how or when he had worked with Pope Benedict XVI.


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