President-elect Joe Biden spoke Thursday morning with Pope Francis. The two met in Washington, D.C., in 2015.

Pope Francis, accompanied by US President Joe Biden, waves to the crowd after addressing the US Congress in Washington, DC, on September 24, 2015. Pope Francis praised the “courage and daring” required for adversaries to resume dialogue in a speech to the US Congress Thursday, in a nod to recent overtures between Washington and its longtime foes, Cuba and Iran. AFP PHOTO/ ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS (Photo credit should read Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)