Calling on a greater power! EU bosses hope for Pope Francis blessing for ‘common Europe’

pope-francis-667419The bloc’s chief bureaucrats – European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, European Council president Donald Tusk and European Parliament president Martin Schulz – will tomorrow visit the Vatican City.

Pope Francis will be bestowed with the Charlemagne Prize by the trio, which is handed out each year for efforts towards European unity.

This is despite Pope Francis having previously hit out at the “aloof” and “bureaucratic” EU.

He also recently rebuked Brussels for its handling of Europe’s migrant crisis.  Source