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Pope Francis Invited to Address Congress

Pope Francis Invited to Address Congress

 

Pope Francis is reportedly planning to visit the United States next year and possibly Congress.

"Pope Francis has inspired millions of Americans with his pastoral manners and servant leadership," wrote Speaker  Boehner, a Roman Catholic, in the invitation letter, noting "his tireless call for the protection of the most vulnerable among us."

Washington Catholic Archbishop Donald Wuerl said Thursday “This is, indeed, a high honor, one that recognizes the importance of the qualities the Holy Father embodies – a desire for peace, care for the poor, an ability to bring people together to address the needs of the suffering and marginalize.” Read more

 

 

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