9/23/2015

Notations On Our World: On the "Virtual Road" w/the Holy Father

Our team was on the "Virtual Road" as the Holy Father finished his first formal day here in the United States.   Tomorrow is also quite a day as he will be addressing a joint session of Congress.   Our team just received this from the Office of Speaker Boehner that is the most comprehensive guide to the proceedings including some very cool "facts" for all to enjoy:

Your Watch Guide for the Pope’s Visit to the Capitol

September 23, 2015 | Read Online
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Tomorrow, Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress.  This will be the first time in history that a Pope has addressed Congress, and here’s how you can tune in and take part:
  • The Pope’s entire visit to the Capitol – beginning at approximately 9:15 am ET– will be livestreamed at speaker.gov/pope.  Whether on your computer or mobile device, you’ll be able to watch Pope Francis’ arrival, his address to Congress, and his anticipated appearance on the Speaker’s Balcony.   Speaker Boehner has posted a timeline of the morning’s events on Medium.
  • Exclusive live streamed video will be available on Speaker Boehner’sFacebook page, featuring behind-the-scenes moments that will not be aired anywhere else.
  • Real-time updates on the Pope’s movements inside the Capitol, as well as information about security and accessibility, will be available on Twitter.
  • More photos, videos, and even GIFs will be available on Speaker Boehner’s many social networks, including InstagramVine, and Flipboard.
  • You can also get exclusive content delivered to your inbox.  Make sure you’re on the list by signing up here.
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Leading up to the speech, visit speaker.gov/pope for behind-the-scenes coverage, including the Speaker’s thoughts on the Pope’s visit, and much more, including:
We hope you’ll join us tomorrow at speaker.gov/pope.
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