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Pope Paul VI visits with President Kennedy

Cheridan Sanders

October 5, 2014
POPE PAUL VI RECEIVES PRESIDENT KENNEDY AT VATICAN IN 1963
President John F. Kennedy shakes hands with Pope Paul VI at the Vatican July 2, 1963. The White House called Kennedy's meeting with Paul VI an "unofficial" visit, although the pope spoke to the president about race relations, space exploration, world peace and U.S. aid to developing nations. (CNS file photo)
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