Pope Francis visited the United States for the first time in his life. He has spoken many times of being close to the people and has been outspoken on global issues like the environment and unbridled capitalism.
The Pope began his visit at the White House on Sept 23. In the afternoon that day, he held mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception where he sainted a Jesuit priest named Junipero Serra. Continue reading “Holy Father in Philly–Pope saints controversial friar”