Video Shows Pope Francis Inside Independence Hall

- Video has been released of Pope Francis inside Independence Hall on Saturday afternoon.

The video was recorded moments before the pontiff stood at the lectern – which Abraham Lincoln once stood at while giving the Gettysburg Address – to deliver a speech to thousands on Independence Mall.

Pope Francis’ speech was about religious freedom and immigration.

Inside the historic hall, the National Park Service spoke with the Holy Father about topics like the famous words “all men are created equal” from the Declaration of Independence, where George Washington sat, and Benjamin Franklin’s statement about the Rising Sun Armchair.

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