Pope Francis’s Visit to America

(Sioux City, IA) — Pope Francis made a historic trip the United States this week with stops in Washington, D.C.,  New York City, and Philadelphia. Members of Siouxland took time to listen to what he had to say during his trip.

Briar Cliff students and faculty gathered in to hear the pope speak before congress, “I think it was rather enlightening to see exactly watch he thinks about different American policies and how he feels about how America’s running things and how we act in our daily life,” says Jessica McDonald, junior at Briar Cliff University. KTIV.

“The catholic church feels that not only is it, its right, but also its duties to lend its voice to these serious social, political and ecological issues,” said Briar Cliff University Assistant Professor of Theology Paul Korchin. KCAU.

Pope Francis will return to Rome Sunday evening.