A Pope Francis Field Trip

By Aletha Duchene and Emily Storms

As Alliance for Catholic Education teachers in southeast Washington D.C., we’ve spent the first few weeks of this school year preparing our classes for Pope Francis’ visit. Our students’ unabashed curiosity has turned these religion lessons into humorous and thought-provoking classroom discussions. Yet when we set off in pursuit of a Pope Francis sighting last Wednesday, we weren’t sure which lessons had actually stuck.

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