In Unusual Omission, No Trump-Pope Meeting Planned During Italy G7

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

By Philip Pullella, Reuters

VATICAN CITY - U.S. President Donald Trump has not asked to meet Pope Francis during his visit to Italy next month for the Group of Seven summit, sources said on Tuesday, in what would be a highly unusual omission.

Trump, who Francis suggested was "not Christian" if he wanted a wall on the Mexican border, is due in Sicily on May 26-27 for a meeting of the heads of the world's richest nations.

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