It’s official: Pope Francis to address Congress in September

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WASHINGTON (RNS) Pope Francis will make an unprecedented address to Congress on September 24 during his first visit to the United States. House Speaker John Boehner announced Thursday (February 5) that the pontiff accepted the invitation Boehner extended last year.