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#TweetThePress: When the President Meets the Pope

NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd talks with Vatican Expert John Allen about the significance of President Obama's first meeting with Pope Francis today.
Barack Obama, Pope Francis,
President Barack Obama meets with Pope Francis, Thursday, March 27, 2014, at the Vatican. Obama called himself a "great admirer" of Pope Francis as he sat down at the Vatican Thursday with the pontiff he considers a kindred spirit on issues of economic inequality. Their historic first meeting comes as Obama's administration and the church remain deeply split on issues of abortion and contraception. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)AP

President Obama met with Pope Francis for the first time today at the Vatican. NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd talks with Vatican Expert John Allen about the event's significance...

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Read Chuck's full conversation with John Allen below: