Pope Francis (L) meets US President Barack Obama on March 27, 2014 at the Vatican.
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Obama and Pope Francis meet for first time

US President Barack Obama has met Pope Francis for the first time, on the third leg of the US president's European tour.

The BBC's Alan Johnston, reporting from Rome, said there was a relaxed atmosphere between the two men as they talked.

  • 27 Mar 2014
  • From the section Europe
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