The European Union Ambassador to the Holy See presented his credentials to Pope Francis in a private meeting.
Jan Tombinski greeted the pope with a bow and a kiss to the hand. ;
After he presented his credentials, he had prepared a speech for Pope Francis. ;
'With the most respectful consideration from the president of the European institutions...'
The two took their traditional photo and then sat and talked in a more unusual manner. ;
Previously, Tombinski was the Polish Ambassador to France and most recently, European Union Ambassador to Ukraine. ;