Pope Calls Biden to Congratulate Him, Snubbed Trump in 2016

CNA: Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden spoke with Pope Francis on Thursday, his office has announced. The Catholic, former vice president, and presumptive next president was congratulated on his electoral victory by the pope on the morning of Nov. 12.

“President-elect Joe Biden spoke this morning with His Holiness Pope Francis. The president-elect thanked His Holiness for extending blessings and congratulations and noted his appreciation for His Holiness’ leadership in promoting peace, reconciliation, and the common bonds of humanity around the world,” said a release from the Biden-Harris transition team.

“The president-elect expressed his desire to work together on the basis of shared belief in the dignity and equality of all humankind  Report is here.