Sanders Encounter Sign Of Good Manners: Pope
If anyone thinks that greeting someone means getting involved in politics, they should see a psychiatrist
Rome: PopeFrancissaidhisbriefencounter on Saturday with US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wasasignofgoodmanners,“nothing more,” and hardly evidence of interfering in American politics.
Francis and Sanders met in the lobby of the pope’s residence in the Vatican gardens. “This morning when I left, Sen. Sanders was there. ... He knew I was leaving at that time and I had the kindness to greet him and his wife and another couple who were with them,” the pope told reporters travelling back with him to the Vatican. “When I came down, I greeted them, shook their hands and nothing more. This is good manners. It’s called good manners and not getting mixed up in politics. If anyone thinks that greeting someone meansgettinginvolvedinpolitics,they should see a psychiatrist,” he said.