Vatican VIPs

October 25, 2013 - 2:34 AM
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis delivers his message to the Patrons of the Arts of the Vatican Museum, a fundraising organization for restoring the Vatican's artistic treasures, on the occasion of their audience, at the Clementine Hall, at the Vatican, Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. The Patrons celebrated their 30th anniversary with a five-day extravaganza, which included lectures on museum restoration projects, individual chats with Pope Francis, catered dinners in museum galleries, and capped by a private audience with Francis who took time to greet each of the nearly 350 patrons and their families. (AP Photo/L'Osservatore Romano, ho)