Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

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.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our August expenses ($15,080 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,919.98
43% 57%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: normnuke - Mar. 20, 2014 12:51 PM ET USA

    Politicians of the left like to show off how respectful they are of the superstitions of voters.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

An Appointment that Francis Should Withdraw 6 hours ago
A new approach to Vatican appointments? 8 hours ago
The rising, dangerous influence of 'transgender' ideology August 27
Does the EU flag evoke the patronage of the Virgin Mary? August 27
The diocese as corporate sponsor August 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
‘A real via crucis’: Pope Francis, patriarch plead on behalf of Iraq’s Christians CWN - August 8
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqi Christians in flight as Islamic State advances CWN - August 8