(Article by Jake Welch republished from TheNationalPulse.com)
Pope Francis will be one of a number of influential figures involved in the annual event, with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Governor of California Gavin Newsom, CEO of Pfizer Albert Bourla, former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, among multiple others, all set to join.
The CGI was first launched by the Clintons in 2005 and claims to convene “global leaders to create and implement solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, inclusive economic growth, and health equity.”
VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis to participate in Clinton Foundation “Global Initiative 2023”, starting today.
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Pope Francis has become increasingly vocal throughout his papal tenure, such as recently suggesting U.S. Catholic conservatives are “backward” as well as calling for “global governance” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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