On September 26, 2015, Pope Francis joined the ranks of world leaders who have visited Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to reflect on the contemporary resonance of the ideals expressed in the Declaration of Independence. The English translation of his address, provided by the Vatican, has been added to our documents collection.
Pope Francis in Philadelphia
On September 26, 2015, Pope Francis joined the ranks of world leaders who have visited Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell to reflect on the…
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