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Only In Print: Exchange of Gifts Features Personal Touches

U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican Oct. 29, 2021. (Photo: CNS/Vatican Media)

By Carol Glatz

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — During a nearly 90-minute meeting in the library of the Apostolic Palace, which included 75 minutes of closed-door discussions, Pope Francis gave President Joe Biden a large painted ceramic tile of a pilgrim walking along Rome’s Tiber River, pointing to St. Peter’s Basilica in the distance.

Biden also gave Pope Francis …

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