Iowan behind Globetrotters’ meeting with pope says event unforgettable

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May 18, 2015

Brett Meister, senior vice president of communications for the Harlem Globetrotters, is greeted alongside players by Pope Francis during the pontiff's weekly audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 6. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) See GLOBETROTTERS-MEISTER May 18, 2015.

Brett Meister, senior vice president of communications for the Harlem Globetrotters, is greeted alongside players by Pope Francis during the pontiff’s weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican May 6. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano)

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — In 2000, Briar Cliff University grad Brett Meister was given the opportunity to meet a future saint.

If circumstances play out, the Marcus native may claim to have met two.

As senior vice president of communications for the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, Meister coordinated a meeting with Pope Francis and some of the players.

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