President Obama Statement on Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

Statement by the President on His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI

Obama_Pope_BenedictOn behalf of Americans everywhere, Michelle and I wish to extend our appreciation and prayers to His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. Michelle and I warmly remember our meeting with the Holy Father in 2009, and I have appreciated our work together over these last four years.   The Church plays a critical role in the United States and the world, and I wish the best to those who will soon gather to choose His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI’s successor.

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    When he says “our work together” does he mean the great abortion campaigning they did, or was it the homosexual marriage amendment to the constitution?