Full text: Pope Francis’ historic address to congress

Richard SontagPope Francis, US News

Mr. Vice-President, Mr. Speaker, Honorable Members of Congress, Dear Friends, I am most grateful for your invitation to address this Joint Session of Congress in “the land of the free and the home of the brave.” I would like to think that the reason for this is that I too am a son of this great continent, from which we … Read More

Pope Francis to Address a Joint Meeting of Congress in September

WebmasterPope Francis, US News

Pope Francis will visit Congress and be the first Pope to ever address a joint meeting of the United States Congress.  Pope Francis will make his stop on the hill on Thursday, September 24, 2015, during his trip to the United States.  In addition to attending the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, he will also visit the White House.  The … Read More

75% Members of Congress: Abortion funding breaks health care law promise

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By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 75 members of Congress have written the Obama administration emphasizing that abortion coverage must be billed separately under the health care law, as it was promised. “The abortion surcharge must be a separate payment. However, the proposed rule brazenly ignores the separate payment requirement in the law and instead specifies that the abortion surcharge … Read More