Merkel arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis
Dateline: 7 October 2021
Date: 10/07/2021 10:18 AM
Vatican City - 7 October 2021
1. Pull out from Swiss Guards to German Chancellor Angela Merkel arriving at the Saint Damaso courtyard in the Vatican, greeting officials
3. Swiss Guards
4. Merkel entering Apostolic Palace
5. Swiss Guards
6. Various exteriors of St. Peter's Basilica
7. Vatican flag
8. Wide of Saint Peter's Square and Basilica
Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis on Thursday morning.
During her visit to Rome, Merkel was also expected to meet the Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi and join a prayer for peace at the Colosseum in the afternoon.