May 13, 2017

Pope Francis previews meeting with Trump

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Although he once said anyone who wants to keep migrants out of their country "is not Christian," Pope Francis said today he won't try to get Trump to soften his tone when they meet on May 24, per AP.

Pope Francis told reporters he'd listen respectfully to Trump, but that he'd also share his candid opinions with him during their meeting. He wants to find "doors that are at least a little bit open" so that he can find common ground with Trump.

"I never make a judgment about a person without hearing him out," the pope said.

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