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By SecureWorld News Team
Wed | Feb 13, 2019 | 12:11 PM PST

Did Pope Francis meet with Microsoft's president and talk about Artificial Intelligence?

That seems like a question you'd want to double check on, however, the meeting really happened.

Microsoft President Brad Smith and the 81-year-old leader of the Catholic Church discussed access to technology and AI.

The two agreed that the Vatican will partner with Microsoft on a prize for successfully defending a dissertation on ethical issues involving Artificial Intelligence.

The New York Times revealed what the prize will be: "The winner will receive 6,000 euros ($6,900) and an invitation to Microsoft's Seattle headquarters."

We've always heard that politics make for strange bedfellows.

Apparently, Artificial Intelligence does as well.