Whispers in the lobbia posted commentary:
In terms of protocol, the sheer occurrence of the sit-down and its announcement alongside the usual crop of routine meetings with prelates is nothing short of extraordinary. - Monsignor PalmoAbbey-Roads reporter Nancy Drew informed me about this yesterday, immediately after the release of Friday's Noontime Bollettino of the Holy See Press Office with the following communique:
Dateline: Fri 1/15/2016 10:26 AM
Google is taking over the Church! Eric Schmidt had an audience with the Pope!
I of course thought she was already drunk, being the weekend and all.