Pope Says ‘Good Manners’ Behind Brief Encounter With Sanders

  • A `handshake' as Francis heads to Greece for refugee visit
  • Democrat traveled to Rome to speak at economic conference

Sanders Says It Was a ‘Real Honor’ to Meet Pope Francis

Bernie Sanders repeated again and again that he hoped to meet Pope Francis on his visit to the Vatican. He got the wished-for encounter on Saturday with some help from the pope’s aides, but Francis downplayed the event as “a handshake.”

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.