VATICAN Metropolis Pope Francis met Britain’s Prince Charles on Tuesday at the Vatican, telling him to be a person of peace.
The Prince of Wales and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall spoke in private for about thirty minutes with the pope in just one of his scientific studies near the Vatican’s big viewers hall.
“Where ever you go, could you be a person of peace,” Francis instructed Charles in the course of the community component of the viewers, in which the 3 experienced their photographs taken and exchanged items. Francis gave him a tiny bronze determine of an olive department.
“I will do my very best,” said the heir to the British throne, who is on a tour of Romania, Italy and Austria with his wife.
Charles gave the pope a basket of household-produced food items from his Highgrove place estate and indicated that the pope would probably donate it to other people, as he normally does.
“Anyone else may like it,” Charles said.
Both equally are robust defenders of the surroundings. Francis gave Charles a copy of his 2015 encyclical letter Laudato Si (Praised Be), which called for urgent action to deal with weather modify.
The two are also robust backers of the 2015 Paris Agreement to curb globe temperatures, which U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to abandon.
(Reporting by Philip Pullella Editing by Alison Williams)