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Shannon Furtak

On September 24, 2015, as part of a historic visit to the United States, Pope Francis visited Washington, D.C. and addressed the U.S. Congress. The Pope began his speech by encouraging the members of Congress to enable the country and grow as a nation by their legislative activity. He spoke against polarization, hatred, and violence, while advocating healing, peace, and justice. He encouraged a "culture of care":

Now is the time for courageous actions and strategies aimed at implementing a "culture of care" and "an integrated approach to combating poverty, restoring dignity to the excluded, and at the same time protecting nature.

The entire speech was published in the Congressional Record Daily Edition and is available here, in HeinOnline's U.S. Congressional Documents collection!

Search across all subscribed collections from the HeinOnline Welcome Page for "Pope Francis" and you will receive these results, which include more than 100 Law Journal Library articles mentioning the Pope, and this Federal Register, which discusses security measures taken for his visit:

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