POPE ENDS FIRST US VISIT ON HIGH NOTE

Pope Francis ended his visit to the United States in Philadelphia Sunday,(Sept.27) During his almost week long stay after arriving from a visit to the
communist Island of Cuba,Francis met with president Obama, held talks with church leaders,addressed a joint session of Congress and celebrated mass at Madison Square Garden.

The pontiff also visited Ground zero,met with some victims of terrorist attacks and visited a School in Harlem.In Philadelphia,Pope Francis visited a Prison and held talks with some Prisoners. He also met with victims of alleged sexual abuse by priests of the church and apologized for their ordeal.
Throughout his visit Pope Francis engaged the thousands who came out to see him.

In Philadelphia, authorities estimates that about 1 million turned out to see the Pope during the final public event of his visit.

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