President-Elect Biden speaks with Pope Francis

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Despite President Trump’s refusal to concede the election, President-Elect thanked Pope Francis for extending blessings and congratulations and noted his appreciation.

Their conversation came after several other leaders reached out to Biden in recent days, including French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Biden said he plans to work with the Pope on poverty and immigration.

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