ND Senior Meets Pope Francis

Ann Marie Jakubowski | Nov. 5, 2013 | The Observer

Juan Manuel Segura meets Pope FrancisJuan Manuel Segura gave Pope Francis a copy of The Chapels of Notre Dame

The head of the Roman Catholic Church now owns a copy of the book “The Chapels of Notre Dame,” thanks to senior Juan Manuel Segura, who traveled to Rome with his family in October to briefly meet Pope Francis.

Segura and his family have been good friends with Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mejia for the past 20 years, and he said the Cardinal’s acquaintance with Pope Francis made the meeting possible.

Segura said he, his parents and two of his five siblings made the whirlwind trip to the Vatican and back, arriving in Italy on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and flying back to the United States on Thursday, Oct. 3. They met Francis following a public papal audience in Saint Peter’s Square, where the pope offered reflections on the day’s readings.

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