Dorothy Day, a 20th century socialist and workers' rights activist, is mentioned alongside Lincoln, King.
The first speech to Congress by a pope is replete with calls for unity and kindness toward immigrants and refugees.
Pope Francis is the first pontiff to speak before Congress.
Pope Francis made history on Thursday when he spoke to a joint meeting of Congress.
At the school the Pope is visiting, the poorest pay over $31,000 a year, even after scholarships.
Pope Francis continued his tour of Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.
Is it prejudice? Electoral math? Or simple demographics?
The pope said nothing about free speech or human rights during his visit to Cuba.
Taking advantage of the pontiff’s visit, Bernie Sanders and Congressional laborers demand a minimum-wage hike.
The pontiff this week will visit New York City, Philadelphia and Washington.
Pope offers spiritual, political messages to tens of thousands of people.
The pontiff should recognize that drug prohibition has proved to be a cure far worse than the disease.
The 78-year-old Argentine pope had been practicing over the summer, but is still not comfortable speaking in English.
Tickets were distributed through parishes in New York City and New York state.
Congressman Michael McCaul said that other potential threats are being monitored "very closely."
The prisoners were released as gesture of goodwill before the pope's arrival.