President Biden greets Pope Francis with intimate forehead-to-forehead hug at G7 summit in Italy (video)

US President Joe Biden embraced a surprised-looking Pope Francis with an intimate forehead-to-forehead hug on Friday, June 14, during the G7 summit in Italy.

The 87-year-old pontiff had been wheeled into a room of world leaders where he took part in discussion of issues surrounding artificial intelligence, energy, and the Africa-Mediterranean region. He is the first pope ever to attend a G7 gathering.

While being wheeled into the gathering,  Biden, a devout Catholic met Pope Francis and greeted the 87-year-old pontiff with an intimate forehead-to-forehead hug.

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