Bono To Meet With Pope

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U2 singer Bono, veteran producer Quincy Jones

and former Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof are scheduled

to take part in a meeting with Pope John Paul II Thursday (Sept. 23) in

Rome to discuss efforts to cancel the debt of Third World countries. The

meeting was scheduled by Jubilee 2000, an international charity

coalition that aims to convince the world's richest countries to

celebrate the new millennium by forgiving the massive debts owed them by

the world's poorest. Bono and other coalition supporters will then

travel to Washington, D.C., for a press conference there Friday (Sept.

24), according to a statement from Jubilee 2000.