Congressional leaders are hoping to keep lawmakers from touching and greeting Pope Francis the way they grabbed and grinned with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he addressed Congress on March 3, 2015.
Congressional leaders are hoping to keep lawmakers from touching and greeting Pope Francis the way they grabbed and grinned with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he addressed Congress on March 3, 2015. Andrew Harnik AP
Congressional leaders are hoping to keep lawmakers from touching and greeting Pope Francis the way they grabbed and grinned with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he addressed Congress on March 3, 2015. Andrew Harnik AP

Don’t touch that pope, members of Congress told

September 24, 2015 02:00 AM

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