Durbin Commends Pope Francis For His Role In Release Of Alan Gross From Cuba
Senator introduces bipartisan resolution thanking Pope Francis for his leadership
[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Senator Dick Durbin today spoke on the U.S. Senate Floor to introduce a resolution commending Pope Francis for his leadership in helping to secure the release of Alan Gross, and for working with the governments of the United States and Cuba to achieve a more positive relationship. Full text of the resolution is available HERE.
“Pope Francis seems to find new ways every day to make the world a little better,” said Durbin. “Over the past 18 months, that included sensitive negotiations for the release of an American aid worker and helping to mend the relationship between the United States and Cuba. Because of his work my friend Alan Gross is home again with his family.”
Video of Durbin’s remarks on the Senate Floor is available here.
Audio of Durbin’s remarks on the Senate Floor is available here.
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