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Rep. Scott Peters’ Statement on Pope Francis’ Address to Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) released the following statement after hearing the address to Congress from His Holiness Pope Francis:

“Pope Francis has dedicated his entire life to service and the betterment of people and communities around the world. He gave a profound reminder to us in Congress that we have been entrusted with enormous responsibility to serve those who need our help. And it was especially meaningful and encouraging to hear the Pope say ‘God Bless America.’”

Congressman Peters was able to provide 38 San Diegans with tickets to view Pope Francis’ remarks from the West Front Lawn of the United States Capitol.