Obama Announces Presidential Delegation for Pope's Mass


On Friday President Barack Obama announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to attend the Inauguration Mass celebrating the Pontificate of His Holiness Pope Francis. The mass will take place on Tuesday.

V.P. Joseph R. Biden Jr. will lead the delegation.

Members of the Presidential Delegation will include:

  • The Honorable Susana Martinez, Governor of the State of New Mexico;
  • The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the United States House of Representatives and United States Representative from California;
  • and Dr. John J. DeGioia, President, Georgetown University.