Articles tagged David Hackett

Don’t worry – the Pope and Obama won’t waste time discussing their differences: Ambassador

August 20, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The relationship between Barack Obama and Pope Francis is cozy and affirming, according to the U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, and the Holy Father thinks highly of the U.S. president. Ken Hackett said it was Obama’s March 2014 visit to the Vatican, when the two bonded over perceived shared priorities, that helped seal the deal on the Pontiff coming to Washington, D.C., during his visit to the United States next month. “Yes, the President invited him and more importantly, in the context of that invitation, the dynamic, the personal interaction, was more than warm,” Hackett […]