Congresswoman Terri Sewell

Representing the 7th District of Alabama

USA Today: In speech to Congress, Pope Francis urges action on immigration, climate

Sep 24, 2015
In The News

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.

“Our world is facing a refugee crisis of a magnitude not seen since the second World War,” the pope said, including "thousands of persons (who) are led to travel north in search of a better life."

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