Pope treads carefully into immigration debate during historic speech to Congress

September 24, 2015 3:06 PM

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In a historic speech before Congress, Pope Francis carefully treaded the controversial issue of immigration – urging U.S. leaders to “open their hearts” to immigrants though he did not, as some wished, forcefully demand a resolution.

Pope Francis made a plea to Americans not to turn their back on our “neighbors,” but instead “constantly relate to each other.”

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