Biden visits Vatican embassy to pay respects to Benedict XVI


              President Joe Biden puts away his notes after signing a condolence book at the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Benedict died at 95 on Dec. 31, 2022, in the monastery on the Vatican grounds where he had spent nearly all of his decade in retirement. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              President Joe Biden signs a condolence book at the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Benedict died at 95 on Dec. 31, 2022, in the monastery on the Vatican grounds where he had spent nearly all of his decade in retirement. Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, looks on at right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              President Joe Biden signs a condolence book at the Apostolic Nunciature of the Holy See in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Benedict died at 95 on Dec. 31, 2022, in the monastery on the Vatican grounds where he had spent nearly all of his decade in retirement. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden visits Vatican embassy to pay respects to Benedict XVI