Pope Francis delivers his first major speech on Europe on Tuesday, focusing on complex continental issues such as unemployment and immigration.
The pontiff’s whirlwind, four-hour visit to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe, Europe’s main human rights body, in Strasbourg is shaping-up as more of a secular stop than a liturgical layover. Francis’ trip is the first by a pope to Strasbourg since John Paul II visited in 1988. That was a very different Europe — before the Berlin Wall fell.
ABC’s Tom Rivers joined us to discuss.
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