© Vatican Media

Vatican Confirms to ZENIT a Telephone Call Between Pope & Joe Biden

Vatican Does Not Confirm Call’s Contents, Nor Who Made It

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share this Entry

A telephone call between Pope Francis and U.S. President-elect, Joe Biden, took place yesterday, Nov. 12, 2020, the Vatican confirmed to ZENIT English.

The Holy See Press Office could not confirm the contents of the call nor who called whom.

The U.S. election results have sparked tension in the United States as the Trump Administration is formally disputing the winner, alleging that vote counting in key states was not done legally.

The US Bishops have sent best wishes to Joe Biden in a statement.


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Share this Entry

Deborah Castellano Lubov

Deborah Castellano Lubov is Senior Vatican & Rome Correspondent for ZENIT; author of 'The Other Francis' ('L'Altro Francesco') featuring interviews with those closest to the Pope and preface by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Parolin (currently published in 5 languages); Deborah is also NBC & MSNBC Vatican Analyst. She often covers the Pope's travels abroad, often from the Papal Flight (including for historic trips such as to Abu Dhabi and Japan & Thailand), and has also asked him questions on the return-flight press conference on behalf of the English-speaking press present. Lubov has done much TV & radio commentary, including for NBC, Sky, EWTN, BBC, Vatican Radio, AP, Reuters and more. She also has contributed to various books on the Pope and has written for various Catholic publications. For 'The Other Francis': http://www.gracewing.co.uk/page219.html or https://www.amazon.com/Other-Francis-Everything-They-about/dp/0852449348/

Support ZENIT

If you liked this article, support ZENIT now with a donation