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Very Last Word: Pope’s comment on gays a ‘big step forward’

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On Monday’s Very Last Word, msnbc’s Ari Melber welcomed Krystal Ball back to the network after going on maternity leave. Father James Martin discussed the potential impact from the Pope’s comment on gay people. Also, Lawrence O’Donnell talked to Last Word intern Josie Ortegon about her time as a campus newscaster in New Mexico.

Very Last Word: Pope's comment on gays a 'big step forward'

Updated