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Pope Francis arrives for an audience with members of Entrepreneurs for Economy of Communion, at the Paul VI Hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

On this day in 2016, Pope Francis suggested Donald Trump was 'not Christian'

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WASHINGTON (CIRCA) — Pope Francis inserted himself into the 2016 presidential race Feb. 18, suggesting that then-candidate Donald Trump was "not Christian."

"A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian,” Francis said.

The two met in the Vatican as part of Donald Trump's first foreign trip as president in May 2017.

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