Wednesday, May 24, 2017

President Trump and Pope Francis Stand Against Abortion --“Joint Commitment in Favor of Life”

Pope Francis met with U.S. President Donald Trump and his family Wednesday at the Vatican where they exchanged gifts and spoke about peace and other issues.

President Trump and the pope have sparred over immigration, the environment and other issues, but both agree on one essential issue: the protection of human life from abortion. They released a joint statement standing against abortion:

“This morning, Wednesday 24 May 2017, the Honorable Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, was received in audience by the Holy Father Francis and subsequently met with His Eminence Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, accompanied by His Excellency Msgr. Paul Richard Gallagher, secretary for relations with states.

During the cordial discussions, satisfaction was expressed for the good existing bilateral relations between the Holy See and the United States of America, as well as the joint commitment in favor of life and freedom of worship and conscience.” . . . Read More

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1 comment :

Aodh P O'Beachain said...

Great meeting. POTUS Trump is growing into role and it was revealed his wife, refugee from Tito's Jugoslavia has become Catholic.