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Obama greeted by Pope Francis at Vatican

'Thank you, thank you' first words of US president

27 March, 10:37
Obama greeted by Pope Francis at Vatican (ANSA) - Vatican City, March 27 - United States President Barack Obama was greeted by Pope Francis on Thursday after arriving at the Vatican for an audience with the head of the Catholic Church.

"Welcome Mr President," the pope said to Obama.

'Thank you, thank you' were the first words Obama said after meeting the Argentine pontiff.

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