The United States believes in religious freedom in a pluralistic society and in the contributions of immigrants, says Pope Francis to crowd at Independence Mall in Philadelphia Sept. 26.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official text of the pope's speech at Independence Mall.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official text of the pope's homily in Philadelphia.
"The history of the church in this city and state is really a story not about building walls, but about breaking them down."
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NCR Today: NCR solicited the views from a variety of leaders about Pope Francis' powerful speech in the General Assembly Hall at the U.N. in New York City.
Celebrating Mass with some 25,000 people in Madison Square Garden Friday, Pope Francis reflected on the difficulty of living life as a Christian in a big city.
NCR Today: The Vatican has released the official text of the homily by the pope at Madison Square Garden.
Pope Francis encouraged an audience of Catholic school students and immigrants to live with joy and dare to dream.