Pope Francis made history today by becoming the first Pope ever to address a joint session of the United States Congress. He mentioned four great Americans from the past, Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton, saying that each of them helped build a better future for the people of the U.S.
The full text of the Holy Father’s speech to Congress is available at the link below. There’s also an audio version available on the site.
Read and Listen: Pope Francis makes historic address to U.S. Congress | Vatican Radio