July 9, 2014 Beliefs Pope Francis meets US televangelists, and the first-ever ‘papal high-five’ follows By Sarah Pulliam Bailey | July 9, 2014 ShareTweet EmailPrint More More on Beliefs Subscribe to Beliefs RNS photo courtesy LIFE Outreach International James Robison explains a "high five" to Pope Francis at the Vatican on June 24, 2014. During their meeting, they agreed all Catholics and Protestants need to come to know Jesus personally. Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.(RNS) "The prosperity gospel seems to be fundamentally opposed to the message that Francis has been spreading. But he has shown that he’s willing to meet with just about anyone," said Michael Peppard, a professor of theology at Fordham University.