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Obama meets 'the people's pope'

POSTED: 8:36 AM Mar 27 2014   UPDATED: 8:44 AM Mar 27 2014

President Barack Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis during their first meeting.

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President Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican on Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit on issues of economic equality.

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