Pope Refuses To Meet With Mike Pompeo, Rejecting Trump Election Year Stunt

The Pope is refusing to meet with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, denying the Trump administration of an election year stunt.

“The Vatican has denied US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo an audience with Pope Francis. The Holy See said the Pontiff does not receive politicians during an election period. The move adds to a diplomatic row following comments by Mr Pompeo about China and the Catholic Church.” [READ MORE]