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Read the full text of Pope Francis' address to US Congress

Sep 24, 2015

Please find below the full text of Pope Francis' Sept. 24 address to members of the United States Congress:  Read more

The United States Capitol building.

Here's what Pope Francis is likely to tell the US Congress

Sep 21, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

On Thursday Pope Francis will become the first Bishop of Rome to address a joint session of the US Senate... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building.

Citing Pope Francis, bishops call on Congress to renew religious freedom commission

Aug 31, 2015

Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Many human rights activists and religious... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Oct. 1 2014.

Here's how one Catholic congressman is prepping for the Pope's US visit

Aug 18, 2015

By Matt Hadro

As the nation’s capital works to get ready for Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. this fall, one Catholic congressman... Read more

Pope Francis waves to the general audience on April 1, 2015 in St. Peter's Square.

Make friends with your congressman – and you just might get to see the Pope

Jul 30, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The final plans are set for the public’s chance to watch Pope Francis’ Sept. 24 address to Congress live at... Read more

Pope Francis arrives at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, Nov. 25, 2014.

Pope Francis goes to Washington: will Congress listen?

Feb 5, 2015

Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of Congress during his U.S. visit in September will be a “wonderful opportunity,”... Read more