Pope Francis Cites Travel Plans for Not Greeting Bernie Sanders and Others at Vatican City Event

April 15, 2016 6:07 PM

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Senator Bernie Sanders said he was excited to be in Vatican City and was planning to speak for the “99 percent” and about economic inequality in America.

Updated, 2:42 p.m. | VATICAN CITY — Senator Bernie Sanders did not get to meet with Pope Francis inside Vatican City on Friday, but it’s not because the pontiff didn’t want to.

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