Pope Francis Visits White House, Addresses Climate Change, Religious Freedom
Washington: Pope Francis visited United Stated arrived at White House on Wednesday, talked about social issues including climate change, poverty and religious freedom without considering views of US catholic leaders.
According to foreign news agency Pope Francis visited White House on Wednesday following his visit to United States, standing before city’s iconic Independence Hall Pope has made his address more social by talking about poverty, climate change and religious freedom of Catholics of America.
Pope Francis didn’t consider the negative remarks of Catholic leader. Rep. Paul Gosar, who was against the address of pontiff’s joint session of Congress argued that Pope would have to talk on religious issues rather than political issues which can be better handled by politicians.
US President Barack Obama has more pleased on the arrival of Pope Francis to United States greeted him through a ceremony at White House where the first pope from Latin America praised America’s efforts to cope environment changes and poverty.
He also urged on the issue of immigration which is becoming the major problem in United States, the Pope has focused himself while describing the issue that he was also an immigrant as his parents were immigrated to another country.
Pope Francis has openly explained his concern mentioned that these are social issues instead of political, keen to consider immigrants who left these homes for better tomorrow and those innocent victims of bombings while also talked about same-sex marriages by opposing that but turned this to religious freedom.
In his first visit to United States Pope Francis has praised the nation following its efforts for society and to stabilize the international issues and its seemed that Pope’s past views about United States have over passed who often took it as powerful nation, more materialistic and capitalist.