PR pros laud Pope Francis' address to Congress

Communications professionals gave a near unanimous thumbs up to Pope Francis' historic address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday. The pontiff addressed issues such as climate change and immigration and touched on hot-button topics such as abortion.

Pope Francis’ unprecedented address to Congress – including national political leaders and numerous presidential hopefuls – drew thousands to Capitol Hill on Thursday to hear him speak.

The leader of the Catholic Church broached some partisan topics, but mostly urged cooperation.

Twitter buzzed about the address, with many breaking it down and dissecting his message. Most PR pros approved of the speech in 140 characters or less.


— Margaret Dunning (@margaretdunning) September 24, 2015

The queen of social media influence herself even weighed in on Thursday:

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