Pope wows Washington but takes on controversy

September 24, 2015 9:45 AM

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The White House held off a planne­d 21-gun salute that would not have chimed with the pope's statur­e as a man of peace

WASHINGTON: Pope Francis received a rapturous welcome to Washington on Wednesday but did not shy away from controversy, addressing church sex abuse and urging action on immigration and climate change.

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