Pope Francis’ Address to Congress Broken Down for You….

Pope Francis’ Historic Address to Congress Covered a Lot of Issues… we broke it down for you

Published: September 25, 2015 | Authors: | ThinkProgress | News Analysis

FrancisPope Francis challenged lawmakers in Congress to take their role as public servants seriously. ThinkProgress breaks down each issue covered in his historic address.

Pope Francis spoke before a joint session of Congress Thursday morning, delivering a historic and sweeping address that offered an unequivocally moral and deeply religious — discussion of a litany of issues, both foreign and domestic. 

Francis, an Argentinean who noted with pride that he is also a “son of this great continent,” challenged lawmakers in attendance to take their role as public servants seriously, and to remember the needs of citizens most at risk.

“Your own responsibility as members of Congress is to enable this country, by your legislative activity, to grow as a nation,” he said. “A political society endures when it seeks, as a vocation, to satisfy common needs by stimulating the growth of all its members, especially those in situations of greater vulnerability or risk.”  [Read more]

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