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Speaker Boehner overcome by emotion during papal visit - video (Encore)

 Thursday 24 September 2015

The presence of Pope Francis in Washington had a particularly profound effect on John Boehner, the Speaker of the House. Boehner, a devout Catholic, fought back tears during the Pope’s address to Congress, and was visibly moved when he blessed a crowd of thousands who had gathered on the National Mall 

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