“The son of God came into this world as a homeless person,” said the pope. “The son of God knew what it was to start life without a roof over his head… We would also do well to ask: Why do these, our brothers and sisters have no place to live? Why are these brothers and sisters of ours homeless?” During his visit to the United States, care for the poor and disenfranchised was a common theme in the pope’s message.

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