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Pope brings hope for Latinos

Pope brings hope for Latinos

The arrival of Pope Francis in Washington this week marks a momentous — and deeply personal — occasion for Latino Catholics, who have seen the influence of the first Latino pope extend far beyond members of the church. “In general, he’s moving the public in such a way that he’ll get his way on a number of issues,” said Rep. Jose Serrano (D-N.Y.), who is Catholic.

In speech to Congress, Pope Francis urges action on immigration

In speech to Congress, Pope Francis urges action on immigration

WASHINGTON — In the first-ever papal address to a joint meeting of Congress, Pope Francis  called on Americans Thursday to embrace immigrants from Latin America and around the world.