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Holy See: Pope Francis receives US Vice President Pence

Holy See (Vatican City State), Vatican City
January 24, 2020 at 16:25 GMT +00:00 · Published

A delegation of the United States led by Vice President Mike Pence was welcomed by Pope Francis in the Vatican City on Friday.

Pence was welcomed by Francis ahead of a private audience, before heading to the papal library, where the vice president's wife, daughter-in-law and the rest of the US delegation was greeted by His Holiness.

A cross made out of wood from Pence's residence alongside a medallion from the Vatican could be seen being exchanged as gifts between host and guest.

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A delegation of the United States led by Vice President Mike Pence was welcomed by Pope Francis in the Vatican City on Friday.

Pence was welcomed by Francis ahead of a private audience, before heading to the papal library, where the vice president's wife, daughter-in-law and the rest of the US delegation was greeted by His Holiness.

A cross made out of wood from Pence's residence alongside a medallion from the Vatican could be seen being exchanged as gifts between host and guest.

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