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Pope’s Congressional Address May Challenge Republicans, Democrats

Pope Francis is expected to touch on sensitive issues including the Middle East refugee crisis, climate change and the excesses of capitalism when he addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress Thursday. Tens of thousands of people gathered early Thursday to watch the proceedings from the Capitol lawn on Jumbotron screens, and hundreds more were inside the packed House of Representatives chamber as Francis became the first pontiff in history to deliver such an address. Inside the...

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