Pope Francis’ Address to Special Joint Session of the Congress of the United States of America

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September 24, 2015

Pope Francis’ Address to the Joint Session of the United States Congress
United States Capitol, Washington
Thursday September 24, 2015

Mr. Vice-President,

Mr. Speaker,

Honorable Members of Congress,

Dear Friends,

I am most grateful for your invitation to address this Joint Session of Congress in “the land of the free and the home of the brave”.  I would like to think that the reason for this is that I too am a son of this great continent, from which we have all received so much and toward which we share a common responsibility.

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