Five Years Later: Looking Back at Pope Francis’ Address to Congress

Five years ago, on September 24, 2015, Pope Francis made history as the first pope to address a joint meeting of U.S. Congress—with tens of thousands of members of the Ignatian family viewing.

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Building a future of freedom requires love of the common good and cooperation in a spirit of subsidiarity. Pope Francis  

“Pope2Congress” Watch Parties Draw 38,000 Participants Nationwide

BY ISN STAFF | September 29, 2015 On Sept 24, nearly 40,000 people participated in Pope2Congress watch parties nationwide to witness Pope Francis’s historic address to a joint session of U.S. Congress, the first ever by a Pope. 347…