Pope Francis in America – 2015

twim-36-social-media-image-3Pope Francis visited the United States from Tuesday September 22 through Sunday, September 27, 2015.  A packed schedule allowed him to speak to a variety of religious and secular gatherings of people.  Videos and the text of his talks are available below.

Schedule of Events


Video on Demand
: Video of a number of events marking the Holy Father’s visit remains available on the USCCB web site. Go to:
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Select Videos
Address to Congress
Address to the UN
Homily – Madison Square Garden
Remarks – Independence Mall
Homily at Mass: World Meeting of Families



What he said:  Many prefer to read rather than watch.  The prepared texts for almost all events can be found here, in a variety of languages.  A few highlights are listed below.
Select Talks
The Welcoming Ceremony

Meeting with the Bishops
Canonization Mass for Fr. Junipero Serra
Address to Congress
Meeting with the Homeless – St. Patrick Center
Address to the U.N.
At Ground Zero
Mass in Madison Square Garden
Address to the Festival of Families
Homily at Mass: World Meeting of Families

American Magazine, the premier Jesuit weekly for the United States, has a variety of resources on the Papal visit: Papal Visit 2015

And a bit of history, as America Magazine remembers past papal visits to the United States: Popes in the US

Laudato Si: Our Common Home
Urbi et Orbi 2014
Evangelii Gaudium:  The Joy of the Gospel