– Data Covid-19 USA – A newly released report by a law firm said the former pope mishandled at least four cases of sexual abuse accusations in Germany.
– Data Covid-19 USA – In a vote, they endorsed new guidance on offering holy communion to public figures but did not overtly mention the president or other officials who support abortion rights.
The world’s leaders are focusing on preventing future pandemics, but experts say rich nations are not doing enough to help the poor survive the current one.
Mr. Biden sought to mend ties with France’s president over a sabotaged French submarine contract, and expressed gratitude toward Pope Francis after a 90-minute meeting.
President Biden said abortion had not come up in their private meeting. “We just talked about the fact he was happy that I was a good Catholic and I should keep receiving communion,” he said.
“What must the pastor do?” Francis said when a reporter asked him about the subject. “Be a pastor, don’t go condemning.”
Francis said in a wide-ranging interview with a Spanish-language radio network that he was in good health after colon surgery in July and insisted that he had not considered resigning.
- Alltagsrassismus in Ostdeutschland Anfeindungen auf offener Straße, abwertende Blicke: Rassismus scheint in Ostdeutschland ein noch größeres Problem zu sein, als im Westen.