Pope Francis Addresses Joint Meeting of U.S. Congress

Pope Francis waves to crowd from the balcony of the US Capitol building, after his address to a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as (L to R) Arch Bishop Joseph E. Kurtz, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Vice President Joe Biden, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), House Democratic Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Cardinal Donald Wuerl look on September 24, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Pope Francis, the first pope to address a joint meeting of Congress, will finish his tour of Washington later today before traveling to New York City.
(Sept. 22, 2015 - Source: Evy Mages/Getty Images North America)