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How Pope Francis’ bipartisan call resonated in Congress

Clip: 09/24/2015 | 7m 37s

In an unprecedented address to the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis called for action on poverty, climate change, immigration and the refugee crisis. He urged the protection of human life at all stages, as well as the easing of partisan divisions. William Brangham offers a closer look at the pope’s speech and political director Lisa Desjardins shares reactions from Capitol Hill with Judy Woodruff.

Aired: 09/24/15

Rating: NR

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