Pope Meets Lawmakers, Homeless in Nation's Capital

The pontiff spoke at a joint session of Congress before blessing the homeless being fed at a local church.
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On the way to make history though great has once again stops her handshakes and hugs. Before writing over in his little Fiat to the stately US capitol as there's. Hawley seeing hope print this becomes the first pontiff to make this walk down the house chamber sent on to address a joint meeting of congress. Familiar. We'll speak freely on their home posted today. Thousands watched on monitors outside the capital. As the Pope talks about hot button political issues like climate change the death penalty. Family and marriage and cites the golden rule appealing for compassion and help for refugees. He he. We use for all it's. We be the speak. Which diet. Youths. I'm standing ovation. The Pope leaves the chamber and from the capitol balcony house speaker John Boehner moved to tears decide Pope. Giving one last three into the massive crowd bullet less than any. The pope's final stop in the nation's capital. To bless the homeless and he's fed at a local church. Lawmakers were supposed to hold their applause until the very end of the pokes beat. That did not happen and it back they interrupted with applause more than thirty times. By Osce can on EA BC news Washington.

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