Vatican City, Vatican City State
U.S. PRESIDENT GEORGE W BUSH MEETS POPE JOHN PAUL II AT THE VATICAN.
U.S. President George W. Bush (L) awards the Pope with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest U.S. award given to a civilian, during their meeting at the Vatican June 4, 2004. Pope John Paul piled pressure on George W. Bush over Iraq when they met on Friday while beyond the walls of the Vatican City more rowdy anti-war protesters attempted to disrupt the U.S. president's visit to Rome . REUTERS/Vincenzo Pinto/Pool AMP