Pope Francis' First Whirlwind Day In U.S. Focused On Climate Change, Reconciliation

September 24, 2015 4:23 AM

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Pope Francis' First Whirlwind Day In U.S. Focused On Climate Change, Reconciliation

The pope has embraced President Obama's environmental agenda, specifically his efforts to reduce air pollution.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheered by jubilant crowds across the nation's capital, Pope Francis forged common cause Wednesday with President Barack Obama on climate change, immigration and inequality, as the popular pontiff signaled he would not sidestep issues that have deeply divided Americans.

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