Posts Tagged ‘Bernie Sanders’

Candidate Bernie Sanders briefly meets Pope at Vatican Comments 0

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

US presidential contender Bernie Sanders briefly met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Saturday. The five-minute meeting took place in the foyer at the Pope’s residence at the Vatican. Pope Francis later referred to the meeting as “a matter of politeness”. The Pope added “ . . . and if anybody thinks that greeting somebody Read more

US presidential hopeful going to Vatican conference Comments 0

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

A Democratic contender for the US presidency, Bernie Sanders, is going to the Vatican to speak in a conference on economics. But how this came about has become a point of contention. While the US senator said he accepted a Vatican invitation, one of the conference’s organisers said that his campaign had lobbied for his Read more