Nightly News   |  April 10, 2013

Patti Smith meets the Pope

Rock star Patti Smith, who is not Catholic, shook hands with the pontiff Tuesday while visiting the Pope’s weekly general audience at St. Peter’s Square. She is currently in Rome for a music festival. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> here's your shot of the day, patty smith , iconic rocker and author and pope francis. smith is in rome performing. she went to a general audience in st. peter's square where she encountered the leader of the catholic church . later said she liked him a lot.