lunedì 1 novembre 2021

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Emotional Biden praises Pope Francis' style of Catholicism

(Jeff Mason and Philip Pullella, Reuters)
An emotional U.S. President Joe Biden, who has come away from his visit with papal backing in his conflict with conservative U.S. bishops, on Sunday praised Pope Francis for being "everything I admire about Catholicism." Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, choked up as he spoke about his late son Beau and his own feelings about the pope and Catholicism at a final news conference in Rome at the end of the G20 summit of leaders of the world's richest nations. "This is a man who has great empathy. A man who understands that part of his Christianity is to reach out," Biden said. "He is a really, truly genuine decent man." (...)