- Apr 13, 2011
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Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has accepted an invitation from the Pope to the Vatican.Mr Sanders, who is Jewish, accepted an invitation to Rome for a conference at the end of next week.
The Vatican visit is four days before the primary contest in New York, a competitive battle between him and front-runner Hillary Clinton.
Mr Sanders said he was not sure whether he would meet the Pope but he was a big fan of the pontiff.
The Vermont senator said they share the same views on inequality.
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Well that is pretty cool. One of the most progressive popes who espouses liberation theology invites one of the most progressive candidate the Democrats have put forward in decades.