Pope says he will visit US in September 2015

Pope Francis said on Monday he will visit the United States in September 2015 to take part in a Catholic Church congress on the family.

AFP| Updated: Nov 17, 2014, 15:34 PM IST

Washington: Pope Francis said on Monday he will visit the United States in September 2015 to take part in a Catholic Church congress on the family.

Speaking at the Vatican, the pontiff said he would travel to Philadelphia for the "World Meeting of Families," a Church-sponsored gathering that takes place once every three years.