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On Friday afternoon, September 25, 2015, Pope Francis arrived at the Catholic School Our Lady, Queen of Angels in East Harlem to meet with children of the school as well as immigrant families from the area. See below for the full text of the Pope’s prepared remarks. Address of Pope Francis Meeting with Children and ...read more
On Friday, September 25, 2015, Pope Francis arrived at Ground Zero to participate in an Interreligious Prayer to commemorate the fallen of 9/11. Please see below for the Holy Father’s prepared remarks. Interreligious Meeting Ground Zero Memorial, New York Friday, 25 September 2015 Dear Friends, I feel many different emotions standing here at Ground Zero, ...read more
Follow along with the program of for the Multi-Religious Gathering with Pope Francis at Ground Zero. A Witness to Peace: A Multi-Religious Gathering with Pope Francis [At the National September 11th Memorial and Museum: September 25, 2015, 11:30 am—12:45 pm.] Entrance of the Holy Father Instrumental music is played as the Holy Father enters Foundation Hall. ...read more
On Friday, September 25, 2015, Pope Francis became the fourth Pope to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. Below you will find the full text of his prepared address. Address of His Holiness Pope Francis to United Nations Organization United Nations Headquarters, New York Friday 25 September 2015 Mr President, Ladies and ...read more
Pope Francis addressed the United Nations staff members prior to his official address to the United Nations. See below for his prepared remarks. Greetings of Pope Francis to United Nations Organization Personnel United Nations Headquarters, New York Friday 25 September 2015 Dear Friends, On the occasion of my visit to the United Nations, I am pleased ...read more
On Thursday, September 24, 2015, Pope Francis left Washington, DC for the second leg of his Apostolic Visit to the United States. He was greeted by Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn and Archbishop Bernadito Cleopas Auza, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations. Below you will find the full text of ...read more
Pope Francis has left the American capital for New York City, the second stop of the apostolic journey in this country. With less than 40 hours in the metropolis, the supreme pastor will have a packed schedule: praying with the clergy and religious, visiting the diplomats, praying at Ground Zero, meeting children and families of migrants, and celebrating Mass in Madison Square Garden. ...read more
On Thursday, September 24, 2015, following his historical address to the United States Congress, Pope Francis spoke to the homeless of the city at St. Patrick ‘s Parish in Washington DC. Below you will find the full text of his prepared remarks. Meeting with the Homeless Saint Patrick in the City, Washington Thursday, 24 September 2015 ...read more
On Thursday, September 23, 2015, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of congress. Below, find the full text of his prepared remarks. Address to the Joint Session of the United States Congress United States Capitol, Washington Thursday, 24 September 2015 Mr. Vice-President, Mr. Speaker, Honorable Members of Congress, Dear Friends, I am most grateful for ...read more
On Tuesday, September 21, 2015, Pope Francis arrived at Andrews Air Force Base for his first Apostolic Visit to the United States. The Archdiocese of Washington, host Archdiocese for the Pope, made a set of videos recording the Pope’s first historic day. Please find below video footage of Pope Francis’ first day in the United ...read more