Obama’s meeting with Pope Francis will be 29th between Pope, US president
Catholic World News - March 20, 2014
President Barack Obama’s March 27 meeting with Pope Francis will be the 29th meeting between a Pope and a US president, according to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The first such meeting took place in 1919, when President Woodrow Wilson met with Pope Benedict XV at the Vatican; the most recent was President Obama’s meeting with Pope Benedict XVI in 2009.
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