Today, Pope Francis makes history as the first Pope to ever address a joint meeting of Congress.  Follow on Facebook and Twitter for live, behind-the-scenes photos and video during his visit to the U.S. Capitol.

Sign up for exclusive behind-the-scenes content from today's events here.

NEW: The Pope Was Here

Exclusive Photo: Library of Congress Receives Rare Bible

Boehner: “What A Day”

Timeline for the Pope's Visit

Background Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Meet the Speaker's Guests

Security & Road Closures

Map & Guidelines for the Pope's Visit

Open Captioning

Countdown Series

Thursday, 9/17: One Week to Go
Friday, 9/18: First Look Edition
Monday, 9/21: Tickets, Please
Tuesday, 9/22: What The Pope Will See
Wednesday, 9/23: The History of It All

Stories About The Pope's Visit

Cincinnati Enquirer: Boehner on Pope Francis: 'This is big stuff'
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Papal visit a 20-year effort for House Speaker Boehner
Yahoo: Behind the scenes of the live pope feed, courtesy of Speaker Boehner
ABC World News Tonight: "This will be the Pope's view from Capitol Hill"
NBC Nightly News: "Speaker Boehner today tweeting the view Francis will see...."
CNN: John Boehner creates mini-army to manage papal visit
New York Times: “The visit will fulfill a long-held dream of Mr. Boehner
TODAY Show: Excitement for Pope Francis' visit reaches fever pitch
Cleveland Plain Dealer: “Boehner's office thinks up to 50,000 people could show up at the Capitol to see Pope Francis.”

To learn more about John Boehner, watch this video.