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Enrique Pumar, associate professor and chair, sociology, and native of Cuba, was interviewed by Cambridge Times about how the papal visit could shift political discussions. See below.

Pope Francis visit poses risks for Republicans — and Democrats too

From: Cambridge Times
Date: Sept. 20, 2015
Author: Daniel Dale

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“The tone of the debate is going to change for sure,” said Enrique Pumar, chair of sociology at the Catholic University of America. “I truly believe that when the Pope comes, and he talks about immigration and he talks about his vision of having compassion and generosity and solidarity with others, I think that is going to open an opportunity for more moderate points of view to come and articulate a similar message.”

 

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