Oct 14, 2021 - Politics & Policy
Biden to meet with Pope Francis to discuss COVID and climate change
President Biden will meet with Pope Francis in Vatican City later this month, the White House said Thursday.
Why it matters: At the Oct. 29 meeting, the pair will discuss "ending the COVID-19 pandemic, tackling the climate crisis, and caring for the poor," according to the White House.
The big picture: From Rome, Biden will travel to Glasgow Nov. 1–2 to participate in the World Leader Summit at the start of the COP26.
Go deeper: Pondering Biden's Plan(et) B