May 30, 2023

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Biden meets priest who gave Beau last rites at Irish shrine

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The priest, a former U.S. Army chaplain, was once assigned to the hospital where Biden’s son Beau died.

President Joe Biden was moved to tears on Friday during a stop at a Catholic shrine when he discovered that a chaplain there had performed last rites for his late son Beau Biden.

“It was incredible to see him,” Biden said later during remarks at the foot of a cathedral in nearby Ballina. “It seemed like a sign.”

Knock Shrine is a pilgrimage site where, according to Catholic lore, the saints Mary, Joseph and John the Evangelist appeared near a stone wall in 1879. Biden touched the remaining old wall, and toured the site with priest Father Richard…

2023-04-15 12:15:54

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