Biden Eases Fray With France and Savors Meeting With Pope as Europe Trip Begins

Biden Eases Fray With France and Savors Meeting With Pope as Europe Trip Begins

ROME — After a six-week diplomatic uproar over a scuttled submarine deal and accusations of American duplicity, President Biden made a one-on-one effort Friday to mend fences with President Emmanuel Macron of France by admitting that, yes, the matter could have been handled better.“What we did was clumsy,” Mr. Biden told reporters hours after arriving … Read more

Pope Francis meets Biden at the Vatican in a symbolic meeting for America’s second Catholic president

Pope Francis meets Biden at the Vatican in a symbolic meeting for America's second Catholic president

The reason for his 2016 visit was the Third International Regenerative Medicine Conference, and — in a speech delivered with a massive bronze sculpture of the Resurrection as his backdrop — Biden made an impassioned call for developing new cures for the disease that took his son’s life.”We had just lost my son,” Biden said … Read more