10:55 AM EDT 10/05/2015
Originally posted 09/25/2015 10:05AM
Just one day after an emotional meeting with Pope Francis, House Speaker John Boehner woke up, said his morning prayers, and decided to announce he's resigning from Congress at the end of next month.
Originally posted 09/25/2015 01:40PM
He's humble, pious and has scores of celebrities swooning.
'Harm Done to the Environment Is Harm to Humanity': Pope Urges Action on Climate Change at U.N. – then Visits 9/11 Memorial
Originally posted 09/25/2015 01:00PM
Pope Francis has urged world leaders to make decisive steps to combat climate change and preserve the environment in a historic address in front of the United National General Assembly on Friday.
Originally posted 09/25/2015 12:25PM
Pope Francis drew waves of applause at New York City's famed St. Patrick's Cathedral on Thursday when he blessed a teenager in a wheelchair after sharing mass with a congregation of 2,400.
Originally posted 09/25/2015 11:25AM
Originally posted 09/25/2015 10:30AM
Teresa Giudice is emotional about Pope Francis' first visit to the United States.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star tweeted a message about the pontiff's trip to New York on Thursday night, writing, "Watching the Pope Francis coverage on TV and I am crying; what a wonderful man, such a kind and gentle soul #Proud Catholic."
Originally posted 09/24/2015 09:20PM
Thousands of Big Apple natives crowded the streets to get a glimpse of Pope Francis – including The Donald.
Man Who Grew Up in Foster Care Shares an Emotional Handshake with Pope Francis: 'I Never Really Had a Sense of Religion' Before
Originally posted 09/24/2015 03:25PM
Andrew Gibson officially felt the striking power of Pope Francis.
PEOPLE Takes You Inside the House Speaker's Office with Pope Francis (Spoiler: He Approved of John Boehner's Tie)
Originally posted 09/24/2015 01:45PM
Originally posted 09/24/2015 11:40AM
It's a big day for both popes in Washington, D.C.: Catholic leader Pope Francis, who began his first visit to the United States in the capital, and the fictional political fixer Olivia Pope, who Gladiators will find freshly moved into the White House when Scandal returns.
In honor of #TGIT and his holiness' American road trip, star Kerry Washington has a confession to make.
"I think my celebrity crush is this pope," the actress joked on Live! with Kelly and Michael on Thursday morning. "I always get that question and I never want to say anybody, because then you see him at a party. I figure I won't see the pope at a party."
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