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Pope Francis Urges Congress to Open Borders to Immigrants and Defend Life 'at Every Stage of Development' in Historic Speech

Originally posted 09/24/2015 11:00AM

Calling himself "a son of this great continent," Pope Francis spoke of religious freedom, the refugee crisis and poverty as he addressed a joint Congress on Capitol Hill at a podium never-before made available to a pontiff.

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