Rep. John Boehner invited Pope Francis to speak before the U.S. Congress last year, and the pope’s appearance at the U.S. Capitol today has moved the House Speaker:
— Dot (@dotdjohnson) September 24, 2015
Poor Speaker Boehner. He can't stop crying! #PopeInDC
— Liz Aiello (@Liz_Aiello) September 24, 2015
Pope Francis opens his speech to Congress, with Speaker Boehner crying in the background pic.twitter.com/snP1nGewMI
— IJR (@TheIJR) September 24, 2015
— John B (@JohnUSA) September 24, 2015
— Melissa Egan (@_MelissaEgan) September 24, 2015
If you've attended a Catholic school or raised Catholic, John Boehner moved to tears by the Pope's presence is actually very understandable.
— Erin Edwards (@EriniEdwards) September 24, 2015
Speaker John Boehner moved to tears by Pope Francis' arrival at joint session. It's quite sweet.
— Suzanne Cassidy (@SuzCassidyLNP) September 24, 2015