At the airport, the American leader greeted the honor guard of the Swiss guard of the Vatican. Accompanied by the prefect of the papal household, Archbishop Georg Ganswein trump proceeded to the Pontifical Palace. Pope Francis met the guest at the threshold of his office. The US President greeted him by calling him “great honour” the opportunity to talk with the Pontiff.
Pope Francis has repeatedly criticized trump in the election campaign. In particular, he stated that “the desire to build walls instead of bridges not fitting for a Christian”, hinting at the promises of the billionaire to erect a fence on the border with Mexico. In response, trump called the statement shameful and dad said: “If (and when) the Vatican attacked the “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), and IG, as everyone knows, would, the Pope sincerely will pray that Donald trump was elected President.”