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“God Love You”—Biden Visits Pope Francis Amid Political Controversy Over Communion

posted on November 1, 2021

Chris Megerian of The Los Angeles Times reports that President Joe Biden and Pope Francis met for 90 minutes on Friday amid controversy over whether Biden should be denied communion on account of his political support for abortion rights. The two discussed the moral implications of climate change, but the president said they steered away talking about abortion. “‘We just talked about the fact that he was happy I was a good Catholic,’ Biden said, adding that Francis told him he should continue to receive Communion.”

Read at Los Angeles Times