Vatican City, Jun 14, 2021 / 16:55 pm
In a narrative June 14, 2021, about Joe Biden and Pope Francis, the Catholic News Agency, primarily based on info offered by a supply, erroneously reported that the U.S. President would meet with the pope on June 15. According to Vatican sources June 15, there isn’t any assembly at the moment scheduled between Pope Francis and President Joe Biden.
A corrected model of the story is under:
President Joe Biden’s attendance at early morning Mass with Pope Francis was nixed from an early plan for the primary assembly of each leaders, a dependable Vatican supply instructed CNA.
President Biden is at the moment in Europe for a number of excessive stage conferences, providing a possible alternative to fulfill with Pope Francis. According to Vatican sources June 15, there isn’t any assembly at the moment scheduled between the 2 males.
The President’s entourage had initially requested for Biden to attend Mass with the pope early within the morning, however the proposal was nixed by the Vatican after contemplating the impression that Biden receiving Holy Communion from the pope would have on the discussions the USCCB is planning to have throughout their assembly beginning Wednesday, June 16.
The U.S. bishops are slated to vote on making a committee that might draft a doc about Eucharistic coherence.
President Biden is in Europe for a number of high-level conferences. After attending the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, he traveled to Brussels, Belgium. He wil then fly to Geneva, Switzerland, for his scheduled summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 16.
Then U.S. Vice President Biden met with Pope Francis for the primary time in September 2015, when the pope visited the United States to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.