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  • Rome’s anti-Trump protesters express mixed views on pope summit

    Rome’s anti-Trump protesters express mixed views on pope summit

    A small crowd of protesters gathered in Rome to protest Donald Trump and his controversial policies ahead of his meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on May 24. Though some protesters were hopeful that the historic meeting would bring positive change on issues concerning migration and the environment, the majority was skeptical that the encounter would bring any actual change.

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  • Pope and Trump will look to leave the past behind in Wednesday meeting

    Pope and Trump will look to leave the past behind in Wednesday meeting

    When Pope Francis meets President Donald Trump on Wednesday, it will be the first time a pope meets a sitting president whose Christian credentials he questioned during the campaign. In spite of that, both men have had some nice things to say about the other, and both appear determined to find common ground.

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  • Trump’s first foreign trip shows the importance of religion

    Trump’s first foreign trip shows the importance of religion

    Madeleine Albright, former secretary of state for President Bill Clinton, argued that American foreign policy neglected the role of religion, and that it should be engaged as a potential force for peace. No doubt that she would be surprised that Donald Trump would be the president to build his first foreign trip on those premises by choosing to visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the Vatican.

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