Obama women tour Vatican grounds

.- Michelle Obama, accompanied by her mother, two daughters and personal assistant, was given a Vatican tour this afternoon as her husband, President Barack Obama, prepares to meet with the Holy Father later in the afternoon.

The 60-minute tour included visits to St. Peter’s Basilica, the tombs of  several Popes, the first and second floors of the Loggia and the Sistine Chapel.

She has currently joined her husband in a meeting with Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone and will meet with Pope Benedict at 4 p.m. local time.


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