Pope Francis Speaks to Congress Focuses on Income Inequality, Immigration and the Environment

1/3 of the members of Congress identify themselves as Roman Catholic. That is 33% of our representatives, in a nation that is only about 22% Catholic. In fact, despite a history of confrontation between Protestants (the overwhelming majority) and Catholics in America, today our two groups get along well enough that Catholics are generally treated no different than any other Christian sect. The makeup of our government bears out this truth. So, while a visit by a sitting pontiff will always be highly Read more […]