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Pope Francis sees 2 sides of Washington

He speaks to Congress, has lunch with the homeless

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WORLDS APART: Pope Francis striding down to the front of the chamber to applause and a standing ovation (above); his visit to the Catholic Charities dining facility for the homeless at St Patrick's Church was particularly poignant.
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WORLDS APART: Pope Francis striding down to the front of the chamber to applause and a standing ovation; his visit to the Catholic Charities dining facility for the homeless at St Patrick's Church was particularly poignant (above).

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POPE Francis tasted two extremes of Washington on Thursday, going from the pomp of a speech to Congress to the gut-punch of a meal for the homeless.

In both venues, he was a hit.

US lawmakers and other VIPs gave the pontiff repeated standing ovations as he