Pope Francis
In the News: United States President Donald Trump talks terrorism and climate change during his meeting with Pope Francis.The two men discussed peace in the world through political negotiation and inter-religious dialogue and the need to protect Christians in the Middle East. The 2016 US Presidential Campaign saw the two men broadcast different messages to the world. Trump promised to ban Syrian refugees and  build a wall on the US-Mexico border. Pope Francis, on the other hand, stated, "a person who only thinks about building walls, wherever they may be and not building bridges, is not a Christian." Photo credit: Catholic Church England / Flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

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