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U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon meets Pope Francis

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 - 00:46

April 9 - United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon meets Pope Francis at the Vatican. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon traveled to the Vatican City where he met the newly appointed Pope Francis. During the meeting, that lasted for some twenty minutes, the U.N. chief spoke of the importance of the name taken by the new pontiff for the global community. The former Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina, took his name in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, who is revered as a symbol of austerity and of respecting nature. Ban Ki-moon referred to the pope as a bridge-builder between communities and religions and invited the pontiff to visit the United Nations.

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U.N.'s Ban Ki-moon meets Pope Francis

Tuesday, April 09, 2013 - 00:46