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Pope Francis

The pope will visit the US for an historic visit beginning Sept. 22 and he is scheduled to celebrate Papal Masses in three cities—Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York. He will be meeting with President Obama and delivering speeches to a joint session of Congress and the United Nations.

So what are the hopes and expectations for the Pope’s visit to the United States? Leaders here at SCU—the Jesuit University of Silicon Valley—expressed some of their sentiments about this visit by the first Jesuit Pope in the article below.

  • Predicting the Pope

    Silicon Valley's Jesuit university hopes the first Jesuit pope will deliver a powerful message on environmental responsibility and compassion toward refugees.

    By Deborah Lohse
    September 17, 2015