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Pope's message to Congress finds its mark with Minnesotans


WASHINGTON – Minnesotans who crammed into and outside the U.S. Capitol on Thursday said Pope Francis’ historic message to Congress urging political civility and aid to the world’s downtrodden was encouraging in times of domestic and international turmoil.

On the west lawn of the Capitol, tens of thousands of people gathered in the predawn darkness hoping to glimpse the pontiff and watch the speech on Jumbotron screens.


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