New Coalition, With Catholic Members, Will Push Congress on Immigration

Representatives from the business sector, faith groups and grassroots organizations that support immigration reform sent Congress a letter March 2, a day after President Biden’s first State of the Union address, urging lawmakers to act on immigration because “simply put, the system is broken.”

Only In Print: Exchange of Gifts Features Personal Touches

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.

Pope, President Biden Hold Unusually Long Meeting at Vatican

In one of his most keenly anticipated meetings since taking office in January, President Joe Biden met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Friday for a lengthy conversation that touched on a variety of issues of shared interest.

Francis-Biden Meeting Just Latest in Long History of Pope-U.S. President Encounters

Upon arriving in Rome to take part in this weekend’s G20 meeting, United States President Joe Biden will pay a visit to Pope Francis. They have met three times before, both in Rome and on American soil, but this will be the first time they share facetime since the U.S. elected its second Catholic president last November.