On September 24, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress in an historic event bringing together faith and politics.
Jesuit school alumni in the 114th U.S. Congress
Of Americans identify as Catholic
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Invited by Speaker John Boehner, a Catholic and product of Jesuit education, Pope Francis spoke to a Congress where over 30% of members self-identify as Catholic and nearly 15% attended a Catholic college or university. In addition, 50+ of the members were educated at Jesuit universities or high schools. During his address to Congress he invited legislators to reflect on the U.S.’s response to those who are marginalized by poverty and injustice, especially migrants, those plagued by climate change, workers treated unjustly, etc.
Scroll down to view the recording of the address and find additional Pope Francis resources.