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Full coverage: Pope Francis visits the U.S., Cuba

 

  • Chicago's first papal visit

    Chicago's first papal visit

    "The city of the broad shoulders became the city of the open arms," declared the Tribune when Pope John Paul II visited in October 1979. An estimated 750,000 people lined the motorcade route 10 deep as it passed through the "heart of America's largest Polish-American community" on the Northwest...

  • Obama Welcomes Pope Francis to White House

    Obama Welcomes Pope Francis to White House

    Mustering all the pageantry the White House has to offer, President Barack Obama welcomed Pope Francis to Washington on Wednesday and credited the pontiff for setting a moral example that is "shaking us out of our complacency" with his reminders to care f

  • Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for a 'new encounter'

    Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for a 'new encounter'

    Pope Francis arrived in Washington on Tuesday to a joyous greeting from well-wishers as he began the historic visit that millions of Americans have been awaiting and for which three of the country's great cities have been anxiously preparing. The pope's white and green Alitalia jetliner touched...

  • Brian Williams returns to airwaves for pope coverage

    Brian Williams returns to airwaves for pope coverage

    Brian Williams returned to the airwaves of MSNBC to anchor coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to the United States on Tuesday, his first day back at work following his suspension from NBC News and demotion for misleading viewers about his role in news stories. Dressed in a suit and blue striped...

  • The Pope Francis Effect on leadership diversity

    The Pope Francis Effect on leadership diversity

    When you're an outsider and get a gig that's traditionally held by people who don't look like you or come from your neck of the world, you might lead in a way that's more button-down so you don't bring more attention to yourself. But once in a while you find a person who's bold and unafraid to...

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