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Tag Archives: Joint Addresses to Congress

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This morning, Pope Francis became the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to address a joint session of the United States Congress.

In his beautifully framed speech, firmly rooted in humanity’s universal progressive values, he urged Congress to act to address income inequality, the climate crisis, and immigration. He also called for the abolition of the death penalty.

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