Francis in the United States

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Speaker of the House John Boehner look on in the House of Representatives Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24, 2015. (CNS/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis traveled to the United States Sept. 22-28, 2015, taking part in the World Meeting of Families and giving speeches before the U.S. Congress and at the United Nations headquarters.