Melania Trump is the first Catholic First Lady since Jackie Kennedy
Following her meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, first lady Melania Trump confirmed — she is a practicing Catholic. The pope blessed a rosary that the first lady brought with her on the visit. First lady tweeted that the meeting was “one I’ll never forget.”
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) May 24, 2017
— ABC News (@ABC) May 24, 2017
The first lady hinted at her Catholicism when she opened a Trump rally in February with a reading of the Lord’s Prayer.
Melania Trump will be the first Catholic to live in the White House since former President John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie.