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CLIP: Pope Francis Address to Joint Meeting of Congress


AIR DATE: Thursday, September 24, 2015
OVERVIEW:

Pope Francis addressed a joint meeting of Congress, the first pontiff in history to address both chambers.
 

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RESOURCES:

  • VIDEO: Pope Francis' Influence and Impact (4:32)
    Paul Vallely, author of Pope Francis: The Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism, talked about the upcoming papal visit to the U.S., as well as the impact of Pope Francis' influence on public policy and Catholic doctrine.
     
  • VIDEO: House Democrats on Pope Francis and Immigration Reform (1:24)
    House Democrats asked Pope Francis to address comprehensive immigration reform. This was one of three Internet videos published by House Democrats asking Pope Francis to address immigration, climate change, and poverty.
     
  • VIDEO: Angela Greiling Keane on Pope Francis' Visit to the U.S. (5:45)
    Bloomberg News White House correspondent Angela Greiling Keane, speaking by phone, talked about Pope Francis' visit to the U.S.
     
  • VIDEO: Pope John Paul II at the United Nations (37:41)
    Pope John Paul II is shown arriving at and then entering the United Nations, after which he addresses the United Nations General Assembly, and then is seen in a receiving line greeting heads of state and dignitaries.
     
  • VIDEO: Pope Paul VI at the United Nations (37:41)
    Pope Paul VI is shown arriving at and then entering the United Nations. Pope Paul VI addresses the United Nations General Assembly. In his speech he calls for an end to war, and then is seen in a receiving line greeting heads of state and dignitaries.
     

PEOPLE IN THIS VIDEO:

  • Pope Francis
KEYWORDS: Immigration, Native Americans, Hostility, Refugees, Security, Golden Rule