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Ryan commends Speaker Boehner for inviting Pope Francis to address Congress

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Location: Washington, DC

Today, Speaker John Boehner announced that he has invited Pope Francis to speak before a joint session of Congress. Following the speaker's announcement, First District Representative Paul Ryan issued the statement below:

"I want to thank Speaker Boehner for inviting Pope Francis to address a joint session of Congress. Pope Francis has spoken out in behalf of the less fortunate and has challenged all of us to lead lives of service. I would welcome any opportunity for him to share his pastoral message with the entire country."


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