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Pope in Congress - Latest News
Sep 24, 2015 - 05:00 am .- Please find below the full text of Pope Francis' Sept. 24 address to members of the United States Congress:
Sep 21, 2015 - 10:48 am .- On Thursday Pope Francis will become the first Bishop of Rome to address a joint session of the US Senate and House of Representatives. During his speech he will tackle the misinterpretation of his words on economics and politics.
Sep 1, 2015 - 12:03 am .- Congress has only one month to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Many human rights activists and religious leaders have stressed its importance, and the nation's bishops suggest the commission would help the U.S. fulfill Pope Francis’ call to protect religious minorities.
Aug 18, 2015 - 05:05 pm .- As the nation’s capital works to get ready for Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. this fall, one Catholic congressman is preparing by reading papal encyclicals.
Jul 30, 2015 - 09:49 am .- The final plans are set for the public’s chance to watch Pope Francis’ Sept. 24 address to Congress live at the U.S. Capitol.
Feb 5, 2015 - 05:09 pm .- Pope Francis’ address to a joint session of Congress during his U.S. visit in September will be a “wonderful opportunity,” Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has said.