H.RES.120: A resolution commemorating the life and service of Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, and congratulating Pope Francis on his election as Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.

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Sponsor Mike Grimm, R-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced March 15, 2013
Latest Major Action March 15, 2013
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Bill Summary

Offers the congratulations of the House of Representatives to Pope Francis as he embarks on leadership of of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, and extends its gratitude and well-wishes to Benedict XVI, Pope Emeritus, for his service to the world community as he enters the next phase of his devotion to the Church.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
March 15, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.