The Philippines' Bishops' Conference issued a statement announcing the forthcoming visit of Pope Francis to their country. In the fourth paragraph of the statement, they quote Pope Francis' remarks about "trickle down" economics in Evangelii Gaudium. I am wondering if the USCCB will quote the same passage when they issue a statement if the Holy Father is coming to the U.S.?
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