10:10 update: Pope Addresses Joint meeting Of Congress
Pope: “I am most grateful for your invitation”, “work of Moses good role model for Congress”, “I am also addressing entire people of U.S.”
9:30 update: Pope Meeting with Speaker Boehner
Crouds gather at Capitol for Pope’s address
Soon: Pope To enter House Chamber
Pope Francis will address Congress Thursday morning, marking the first time a pope has bridged the church-state divide to speak to America’s elected representatives.
The pope is scheduled to arrive on Capitol Hill at 9:20, and hundreds of people were in line outside the Capitol grounds before dawn, waiting to pass through security checkpoints and stake out a place to see him.