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Watch live: Pope Francis addresses Congress

Today at 10 AM, Pope Francis will deliver an address to the House of Representatives, Senate, Vice President Biden, the Cabinet, and justices of the Supreme Court. His speech is expected to tackle topics such as the refugee crisis, the environment, poverty, and the death penalty. You can watch it live above, or follow along with the full prepared remarks here.

After the speech, Pope Francis will visit St. Patrick's Catholic Church and the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington, before departing the DC area around 4 pm. He'll arrive in New York in the evening for a Vespers service at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and will visit Philadelphia later in the week for the conclusion of his trip.