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The pope, who will travel to the United States later this month, made the comments via teleconference to an immigrant welcome center at a Texas church earlier this week for the ABC News special. Sister Norma Pimentel runs the welcome center at Sacred Heart Church in McAllen, Texas and the audience was intended to share immigrants' stories with Pope Francis, 78.
By Herbert Lash NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets tumbled and the dollar was mixed on Friday after a U.S. jobs report for August kindled uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in two weeks. The unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, data that favors a rate hike when policy-makers meet Sept 16-17. Whether the Fed boosts rates in September or holds off for later, investors are preparing for an eventual raise, said Andrew Wilkinson, chief market strategist at Interactive Brokers LLC in Greenwich, Connecticut.