Pope meets Apple CEO Tim Cook

Manager in Italy to present new iOS App Development Center

(ANSA) - Rome, January 22 - Pope Francis met Apple CEO Tim Cook in a private audience on Friday, the Holy See press office said. Cook is in Italy to present the creation of Apple's new iOS App Development Center in Naples to give students practical skills and training in developing applications for the hardware and software giant's operating system for mobile devices. The centre - the first of its kind in Europe - will be located at a partner institution in the Campania regional capital and "will support teachers and provide a specialized curriculum preparing thousands of future developers to be part of Apple's thriving developer community", a statement said.