Melania will be first White House Catholic since Kennedy

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Daily Mail When Melania Trump recited The Lord’s Prayer before a Melbourne, Florida presidential rally in February, the Internet went hog wild. Now we know one reason why the first lady began with ‘Let us pray’ and ‘Our Father who art in heaven‘ when she introduced the president that evening: […]

Despite apprehension, Pope Francis and President Trump talked in a “relaxed, sincere way,” sources say

Gerard O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump’s private meeting with Pope Francis “went well,” informed Vatican sources told America after the visit. The sources, who asked not to be identified, acknowledged that there had been some “apprehension” on the eve of the visit, which was reflected on Francis’ face […]

Trump vows to use presidency for peace after ‘fantastic’ talks with Pope Francis

AFP US president Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote global peace after meeting Pope Francis for the first time. The two men sidestepped deep differences over issues ranging from the environment to the plight of migrants and the poor. “Honor of a lifetime to […]

Trump ‘determined to pursue peace’ after Pope meeting

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BBC US President Donald Trump has said he is “more determined than ever” to pursue peace in the world after meeting Pope Francis at the Vatican. He was granted a short private audience with the head of the Catholic Church on the latest leg of his overseas trip. The two […]

Donald Trump, Pope Francis Meet, Vow to Fight for ‘Life, Freedom of Worship’

The Christian Post President Donald Trump and Roman Catholic Church leader Pope Francis met on Wednesday at the Vatican where they spoke for 30 minutes in private, and vowed to fight together for life, peace, and freedom of worship. “Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. I […]

‘I won’t forget what you said,’ Trump tells pope after meeting at Vatican

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Gerald O’Connell America Magazine President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. Mr. Trump, midway through his grueling nine-day maiden international journey, […]

What common ground could Trump and Pope Francis find?

Elsie Harris Catholic News Agency When Pope Francis was asked last week about his upcoming meeting with U.S. president Donald Trump, he made headlines for answering that he always tries to look for common ground. Given that they have vocally disagreed on prominent issues in the past, what will the […]

Optimism in the Vatican on the eve of Trump’s visit to Pope Francis

Gerald O’Connell America Magazine President Donald J. Trump and Pope Francis are scheduled to meet for the first time at 8:30 a.m., Rome time, on Wednesday, May 24. Vatican officials contacted by America, who spoke on condition of anonymity, consider the meeting of the utmost importance given the role of […]