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Establishing the Author's Credibility

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We Want Change, Pope Francis, 2015

Pope Francis. "We Want Change." World Meeting of Popular Movements. Expo Fair Santa Cruz De La Sierra, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. 9 July 2015. En.radiovaticana.va. Web. 25 Apr. 2016.

In the first paragraph (lines 1-9), the speaker relies on which of the following to establish credibility?

A

Citing of key figures in humanitarian efforts.

B

Conceding to an opposing point of view.

C

Illustrating instances when violence is a last resort.

D

Demonstrating compassion and gratitude towards his audience.

E

Listing examples of decisive action in past conflicts.