Slideshow shows scenes from Easter Vigil at St. Anthony of Padua church.
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"How providential that the ferry ... should be named after a brave, loving woman who cherished both those areas of our city and the people who live there"
Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, chair of the U.S. bishops' committee on domestic justice and human development, welcomed the repeal, calling it "a bold step toward a culture of life."
"It is more important than ever today that Christ's faithful be witnesses of tenderness and compassion."
"Is this really such a good thing?"
'The Inclusion Act would remedy this unjust discrimination, and maximize the benefit to thousands of children in need.'
The act will provide relief to Americans in need, but lacks "protections for the unborn."
View a gallery of photos from the pope's historic visit.
At the birthplace of the patriarch Abraham the pope called all believers to demonstrate their faith by treating one another as the brothers and sisters they are.
"If God is the God of love -- for so he is -- then it is wrong for us to hate our brothers and sisters."