The Francis Effect podcast: COP26 opens; Biden meets the pope; COVID vaccine for kids

U.S. President Joe Biden looks out from the window of his limousine as he leaves the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace after a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican Oct. 29. (CNS/Paul Haring)

U.S. President Joe Biden looks out from the window of his limousine as he leaves the San Damaso Courtyard of the Apostolic Palace after a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican Oct. 29. (CNS/Paul Haring)

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NCR executive editor Heidi Schlumpf is part of the new season of "The Francis Effect" podcast, joining co-hosts Franciscan Fr. Daniel Horan (columnist for NCR's "Faith Seeking Understanding"), and David Dault, executive producer and host of "Things Not Seen: Conversations about Culture and Faith."

In this episode, Heidi, Father Daniel and David discuss the start of COP26, Joe Biden's audience with Pope Francis, and the slow steps toward approving a COVID-19 vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds.

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This story appears in the COP26 Glasgow and The Francis Effect Podcast feature series.

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