WASHINGTON — “Pope Francis waved to cheering crowds, embraced children and basked in the pageantry of a city that essentially shut down to welcome him Wednesday.
The slate of official events, which kicked off at a White House welcome ceremony that included a crowd of thousands, rows of dignitaries and the hint of politics, ended hours later when more than 25,000 people cheered the pope as he arrived to deliver a Mass on the grounds of Catholic University.”
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Written By Daniel Towsey