Posts Tagged ‘The Catholic University of America’

Papal Visit of Saint John Paul II in 1979

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

The upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the nation’s capital will mark the third time the Archdiocese of Washington has been honored to host our Chief Shepherd, following the visit of Saint John Paul II in 1979, and Pope Benedict XVI seven years ago in 2008. In October 1979, just one year after becoming pope, […] [Read more]

Archdiocese of Washington To Welcome Pope Francis

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

I’m pleased to confirm the welcome news that Pope Francis will visit Washington, D.C. between September 22 and September 25, 2015. During his time with us, among other things, the Holy Father will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, address a joint meeting of both houses of Congress, and on the afternoon […] [Read more]