It Sure Looks Like the Pope Threw Some Shade at Donald Trump

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders who have been critical of each other, met at the Vatican for a private, half-hour conversation Wednesday.

The men shook hands and Trump could be heard saying it was "an honour" to be there.

Even in 2013, former US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama hadn't worn a head scarf in Saudi Arabia. We had a fantastic meeting and we had a fantastic tour, it was really attractive.

Trump retorted that it was "disgraceful" for the pope to doubt his faith. He also said the thought a successful staging of the visit could provide Trump with a good news storyline to briefly overshadow the tumult back home over the firing of his Federal Bureau of Investigation director and the ongoing Russian Federation probe.

The two men had never met before this morning but they have significant history having clashed publicly over subjects ranging from migration to unbridled capitalism and climate change.

"What do you give him to eat, potica?" the pope joked through a translator.

He is something. We had a fantastic meeting.

It should be noted that Pope Francis had criticized Donald Trump over his remarks of building walls during his walls.

It was confirmed by her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham, on May 24, hours after Pope Francis blessed a rosary for her at the Vatican, reports the Daily Mail.

"It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace", the Pope said in Spanish.

President Trump's commitment to fighting extremism and intolerance will win approval from the Pope, as will his determination to bring peace to the Middle East.

"A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian", Francis said at the time.

Trump gave Francis a boxed set of five first-edition books by Martin Luther King Jr. and a bronze sculpture titled "Rising Above", representing a peaceful tomorrow and created to evoke the values of unity and resilience.

In the past year, Pope Francis and Mr Trump have swopped jibes and debated on subjects ranging from migration to unbridled capitalism, as well as the environment.

According to Politico, Spicer declined to comment about the audience with the Pope, while a White House official told CNN "it was a very small delegation that joined the president".

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