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Pope Francis Postpones Upcoming Trip to Africa 'at the Request of His Doctors' Due to Knee Problems
The decision was made so as "not to jeopardize the results of the therapy that he is undergoing for his knee," the Vatican said in a statement
Pope, Jill Biden Among Those with Personal Requests That Slowed Down Afghan Withdrawal, Commander Testifies
An American military commander said in sworn testimony that "high-profile requests ate up bandwidth and created competition for already stressed resources"
Pope Francis Says Cancel Culture 'Leaves No Space for Freedom of Expression'
Plus, the pope spoke out in support of vaccines, saying that getting a shot "translates into respect for the health of those around us"
Pope Francis on Couples Who Decide to Have Pets Instead of Children: 'Nations Suffer From This'
"Giving up on being a mother or father can take some of our humanity away from us," Pope Francis said while sharing his thoughts on couples who opt for pets instead of children
Pope Francis Meeting Celebrities Through the Years
Many celebrities and politicians have been fans of His Holiness since his papacy began in 2013
All About the Meaningful and Deeply Personal Gifts Joe and Jill Biden Gave Pope Francis at the Vatican
The Bidens gave His Holiness a historic garment worn by clergy and framed in wood from the White House as well as a coin that acknowledges the service of their son Beau Biden

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President Joe Biden Jokes with Pope Francis About Buying Drinks and Getting Older
The Bidens exchanged gifts with His Holiness and shared a "clear rapport" during a 90-minute meeting at the Vatican on Friday
Nancy Pelosi Tells Pope Francis During Emotional Visit, 'You Overwhelm Me'
The House speaker met with the leader of the Catholic Church and praised him as a "source of joy and hope for Catholics and for all people" and for his influence on leaders to respond to climate change
Pope Francis Voices 'Affection' For Americans During Vatican Visit With Secretary of State Antony Blinken

The State Department said the meeting reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to working closely with the Vatican to address "the needs of the world's least fortunate," including refugees and migrants