Pope Francis tour of the U.S. east coast taught the country and world a lot. Pope Francis speeches focused on some politics and problems such as world peace and immigration. His speeches touched on my people and he hopes for them to be followed through. He quoted the great american activists such as abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Many people haven't heard of the great Dorothy Day and thomas Merton but they were huge impacts on our country. I believe Thomas Merton was a great choice of use as he was an American catholic writer.
Thomas Merton born January 31, 1915 in Prades, France. He was an american writer and he developed mystical practices of the catholic faith. He was a monk in Kentucky where he was