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John Boehner Moved to Tears by Pope Francis

Elizabeth Scalia - published on 09/24/15

Speaker of the House can barely contain his emotions as Pontiff asks for prayers

Speaker of the House John Boehner has been known to shed tears in public, both in joy and sadness, but he seems particularly moved in this video, as he wipes tears from his face, and from his lapel, while standing with the Holy Father.

Pope Francis had just finished delivering his historic address to the United States Congress, and had paused to speak a few words from the balcony, to the assembled crowd.

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