US First Lady Melania Trump is Catholic, spokeswoman confirms
04:19, May 29, 2017
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Upon meeting this morning, the two were eventually joined by Trump's entourage, consisting of Melania, Ivanka and Jared Kushner - a moment that has since spawned quite a few memes.
Francis's interpreter could be heard translating a comment by the pope to the first lady: "What do you give him to eat?"
In return, Pope Francis gave Trump three of his writings, which he typically gives to heads of state, including "Amoris Laetitia", "Evangelii Gaudium", and "Laudato Si'" - his 2015 encyclical calling for climate change action. Details of the traditional gifts exchanged by Trump and Francis have not yet been revealed, the report said.
"The new Pope is a humble man, very much like me."
". In February 2016, the pontiff remarked on then-candidate Trump's key proposal to build a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, saying it was un-Christian.
Trump then called Francis "disgraceful" for doubting his faith. Trump said he would read the books.
MALCOLM BRABANT: President Trump's take on his meeting with Pope Francis differs greatly from the interpretation of veteran Vatican analysts.
Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'
Israel was his second stop on a nine-day tour aimed to test the waters for reviving the dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace process. We believe you're willing. "Hundreds of millions of dollars in weapons deals is something we should receive explanations about".
LeEco's Jia Yueting steps down as CEO of main listed unit
Sunac also holds a 15% stake in film production company Leshi Pictures, and 33.5% of Leshi Zhixin, LeEco's smart Internet TV unit. The activist fund was more concerned with Jia's expansion into electric cars than his handling of the LeShi streaming service.
That looks unlikely. Pope Francis and Mr Trump hold wholly different views on those and indeed most important topics.
Hours after the meeting she said it was an experience she would never forget. The two shared some light banter, with the pope even teasing Mrs. Trump about what sort of treats she's been feeding her husband, suggesting potizza, a Slovenian pastry. A statement from the Vatican later said "satisfaction was expressed" at their "joint commitment in favour of life" and that there was hoped-for collaboration on health care, assistance to immigrants and protection of Christian communities in the Middle East.
Trump responded: "We can use peace". Who knows, but either way Melania Trump's staff confirmed that she appreciated that the pope had cracked a joke tailor-made for her.
The visit to the Vatican is part of Trump's first foreign trip as United States president and comes after stops in Saudi Arabia and Palestinian.
"When the Kennedys visited Pope John XXIII in 1962, more than 15,000 people cheered Jackie when she entered Vatican City", says Kate Andersen Brower, an historian and author of First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies.
Egypt's Christian minority, which makes up about 10% of the country's population, has repeatedly been targeted by armed groups. The east Libyan air force said Friday the strikes were targeting al-Qaeda linked forces and did not mention Islamic State .
The England striker, 26, was still at Manchester United when Arsenal won in 2014 and missed the 2015 final because of injury. But this league is about quick changes and you have to be ready for the next challenge, even when it's not going for you.
Iraq and Iran posed the main obstacles to OPEC in reaching a deal for its last output cutting decision in December. Saudi Arabia and non-OPEC Russia have been pushing to extend the cuts by nine months until March 2018.
Wallace fell out of contention for the overall tournament with a 42 on his first nine holes, but Sagoo backed up as well. Penn State and Golfstat number one ranked USC were the only teams with two or more golfers in the top-10.
Meanwhile Trump's call for Israelis and Palestinians to "make a deal" has drawn praised mixed with a healthy dose of scepticism. President Rouhani won 23.5 million of Iran's total 41 million votes, his next nearest rival winning only 15.8 million votes.
Personally, I love this rule, as I feel like the old rules of players not being able to come off IR are outdated. Players are allowed to use the ball as a prop, celebrate in groups and celebrate on the ground, as per ESPN .
This second goal was scored by Philippe Coutinho from a direct free-kick, his third goal of this type this season. He has, however, indicated that his future will be discussed at a club board meeting after the FA Cup Final.
Shelby, who fatally shot an unarmed black man previous year , was found not guilty later Wednesday of first-degree manslaughter. Video had shown the 40-year-old Crutcher raising his hands as he walked toward his auto , and then lowering one hand.
In the NBC interview on Thursday, Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. Comey declined to make that promise but told the president he could count on his honesty, the paper said.
G7 leaders divided on climate change
The backing of the Paris Agreement goals from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Britain is not a surprise. The G-7 leaders had better luck finding agreement on the other problematic topic at the summit, trade.
The 'No Fun League,' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules
Apparently they are trying to shake the No Fun League nickname and today they announced that touchdown celebrations are back. Goodell's email also mentioned how the league is placing an emphasis on speeding up the pace of games.
North Korea link to NHS hacking attack
The malware included Trojan Volgmer and two variants of Backdoor.Destover, the disk wiping tool used in Sony Pictures attacks. This is the second time in a matter of days that a security company links the infamous Lazarus Group to the cyber attack.
Loosen up: NFL to allow some flair in celebrations
Last season the league adjusted the rule as well, not requiring the teams to identify the player designated to return in advance. The NFL owners are meeting in Chicago this week and one of the things they'll be discussing is touchdown celebrations.
WWE RAW from Grand Rapids, May 22
More importantly, how will R-Truth respond? Extreme Rules , a WWE Raw branded pay-per-view, will take place on June 4th. WWE has announced that Neville will defend the title against Aries in a submission match at " Extreme Rules 2017".
Zidane's clever squad rotation key to Real Madrid title
They fought back from 2-0 down against Villarreal to win 3-2 in February, showing just how much they wanted the title. One significant outcome of the excellent team spirit has been Madrid's ability to rescue games with late goals.
Big game hunter killed when crushed by elephant
Safari leader Theunis Botha, 51, came across a herd of breeding elephants while hunting with a group in Gwai, Zimbabwe. One of his associates shot at the cow but it crushed him as it fell, according to the Zimbabwean wildlife authorities.