You Lie! Outburst (2009)

Don't touch that pope, members of Congress told

WASHINGTON You can look but you better not touch.

That's the commandment for members of the House of Representatives and the Senate ahead of Pope Francis' unprecedented address Thursday morning to a joint meeting of Congress.

Francis will become the first pope to speak in the House chamber, an event that has lawmakers from Roman Catholic House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to freshmen backbenchers downright giddy with excitement.

But House and Senate leaders are imploring lawmakers to do something that's proven difficult for them: contain themselves.

No hand-shaking, no back-slapping and no chitchat with the leader of the world's 1.2 billion...