White House officials prepare for Pope Francis visit

White House officials say they're preparing to give Pope Francis a grand welcome to the United States. The pope is scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 22, his first ever visit to America.

News 12 Staff

Sep 14, 2015, 3:23 PM

Updated 3,196 days ago

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White House officials say they're preparing to give Pope Francis a grand welcome to the United States.
The pope is scheduled to arrive in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 22, his first ever visit to America.
Officials say Pope Francis will get a plane-side greeting from President Obama.
They say the two will meet privately in the Oval Office and Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress.
Officials say the pope will then visit New York and Philadelphia before returning to the Vatican.


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