Thursday, February 09, 2006

Holy Father Has Private Audience with Laura Bush


Pope Benedict today received US First Lady Laura Bush and told her that he was worried about terrorism around the world and violence sparked by the publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad.

''He talked to me about the worries of terrorism, the worries right now about the violence in Beirut, Damascus and other cities,'' she told reporters after the meeting the Pope.

''His hope and certainly our hope (is) for peace and tolerance for each of us, to treat everyone else with respect,'' she said.
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