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Boehner: Pope Francis to address Congress on Sept. 24

2 years 8 months 1 week ago Thursday, February 05 2015 Feb 5, 2015 February 05, 2015 10:01 AM February 05, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. He'll be the first Pontiff to do so.

House Speaker John Boehner made the announcement at a news conference, then issued a statement expressing gratitude that the pope had accepted his invitation to appear before a joint meeting of the House and Senate.

The pope is scheduled to make his first papal visit to the United States this fall, with other stops in New York and Philadelphia.

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