Pope Francis To Be First Pontiff To Address U.S. Congress
Pope Francis will address a joint session of Congress this fall.By Ben Lawson | February 5, 2015
Pope Francis will become the first pope to address a joint session of Congress this fall.
House Speaker John Boehner made the announcement in his weekly press conference Friday.
"We are humbled that the Holy Father has accepted our invitation and certainly look forward to receiving his message on behalf of the American people," Boehner said.