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Washington Awaits Pope Francis

September 17, 2015 08:01 AM
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Washington is just days away from the historic visit of Pope Francis. In the capital, the pontiff will do what heads of states do: visit the president and address a joint meeting of Congress. It's an exciting time for the estimated 69 million Catholics in the U.S. But it's not just believers who are waiting for the popular pontiff. With Joy Wagner narrating, VOA's Roman Mamonov reports.