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Lawmakers Excited, Anxious Ahead of Pope’s Speech to Congress

At the U.S. Capitol, anticipation has reached a fever pitch over Pope Francis’ address to Congress on September 24. And no one is more excited than the man who invited him, devout Catholic and House Speaker John Boehner. In a special video, Boehner said lawmakers are very interested in what His Holiness has to say. “His outreach to the poor, the fact that people ought to be more religious. He has got some other positions that are a bit more controversial, but it is the...

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