Pope Francis is scheduled to arrive Washington, D.C., on Sept. 22 and will visit New York City and Philadelphia before flying home to Rome on Sept. 27
Pope Francis Spoke from the Vatican to -
- students at the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Chicago
- individuals from homeless shelters in Los Angeles and
- immigrants at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church near the U.S.-Mexico border in McAllen, Texas.
During the audience, which will be part of an ABC News Special airing on Friday Sep 04,2015, Pope Francis said he is praying for the U.S. and asked for Americans' prayers in turn
The one-hour ABC special, titled "Pope Francis and the People," will air on the ABC Television Network on Friday at 10 p.m. EST.
The 'Virtual Audience' moderated by "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir, offered Pope Francis a chance to connect with Americans in cities he will be unable to visit during his trip in late Sep 2015