Pope Francis says: Recapping his remarks, speeches

WASHINGTON – Although the overall focus of Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States was to spread his message of mercy and humility, each of his speeches, homilies and remarks differed in tone and substance to reinforce that message.

Here are links to the full texts of many of his public addresses.

1 million expected to join Pope Francis for final Mass in Philadelphia

Pope Francis addresses inmates: All of us have something we need to be cleansed of

Text of Francis’ message to sex abuse victims

Pope Francis speaks on religious freedom, immigration at Independence Hall

New York City

Pope Francis’ homily at Madison Square Garden

Francis at 9/11 museum: We see the face of pain, a pain which still touches us and cries out to heaven

What Pope Francis told the U.N. General Assembly

At St. Patrick’s Cathedral a homily on hard work


Pope to Congress: Defend and preserve dignity of your fellow citizen

Pope Francis cites victims from church’s ‘difficult moments’ during homily to bishops

Francis wades into hot-button issues during opening White House remarks

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