Pope Francis concluded two days in the nation’s capital Sept. 23-24, with stops including the White House, Congress, a Catholic Charities agency and the canonization of St. Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. See our gallery of photos via Catholic News Service.

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk with Pope Francis upon his arrival at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, Sept. 22. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano handout)

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk with Pope Francis upon his arrival at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, Sept. 22. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano handout)

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to  Pope Francis during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts) See POPE-WHITE-HOUSE Sept. 23, 2015.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to Pope Francis during an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts)

Pope Francis addresses U.S. President Barack Obama and guests during a welcoming  ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-WHITE-HOUSE Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis addresses U.S. President Barack Obama and guests during a welcoming ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis walk together at the end of an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts) See POPE-WHITE-HOUSE Sept. 23, 2015.

U.S. President Barack Obama and Pope Francis walk together at the end of an arrival ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts)

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on as Pope Francis signs a copy of an encyclical at the White House Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano handout via Reuters) See POPE-WHITE-HOUSE Sept. 23, 2015.

U.S. President Barack Obama looks on as Pope Francis signs a copy of an encyclical at the White House Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano handout via Reuters)

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama introduce their Portuguese water dogs, Bo and Sunny, to Pope Francis in the Oval Office at the White House Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano handout via Reuters) See POPE-WHITE-HOUSE Sept. 23, 2015.

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama introduce their Portuguese water dogs, Bo and Sunny, to Pope Francis in the Oval Office at the White House Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/L’Osservatore Romano handout via Reuters)

People wait for Pope Francis to drive past along a street in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Alex Brandon, pool)

People wait for Pope Francis to drive past along a street in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Alex Brandon, pool)

Pope Francis arrives to the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle for a meeting with U.S. bishops Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Newton, pool) See POPE-US-BISHOPS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis arrives to the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle for a meeting with U.S. bishops Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Jonathan Newton, pool)

Pope Francis addresses U.S. bishops at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review) See POPE-US-BISHOPS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis addresses U.S. bishops at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

Pope Francis celebrates Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters) See POPE-SERRA-MASS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters)

Pope Francis raises a chalice as he celebrates Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-SERRA-MASS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis raises a chalice as he celebrates Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Nuns leans out to see Pope Francis as he greets and blesses seminarians, novices and other guests inside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)

Nuns leans out to see Pope Francis as he greets and blesses seminarians, novices and other guests inside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after celebrating Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-SERRA-MASS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after celebrating Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra Sept. 23 in Washington. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts)

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in  Washington Sept. 24. In the first such speech by a pope, he called on Congress to stop bickering as the world needs help.  (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. In the first such speech by a pope, he called on Congress to stop bickering as the world needs help. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in  Washington Sept. 24. In the first such speech by a pope, he called on Congress to stop bickering as the world needs help.  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. In the first such speech by a pope, he called on Congress to stop bickering as the world needs help. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis pauses in front of the  sculpture of St. Junipero Serra in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Michael Reynolds, pool) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.

Pope Francis pauses in front of the sculpture of St. Junipero Serra in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Michael Reynolds, pool)

Pope Francis appears with leaders of Congress, Vice President Joe Biden (second from left), Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl (right) and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz (left) on the west terrace of the U.S. Capitol Sept. 24 in Washington. (CNS photo/Matthew Barrick) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.

Pope Francis appears with leaders of Congress, Vice President Joe Biden (second from left), Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl (right) and Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz (left) on the west terrace of the U.S. Capitol Sept. 24 in Washington. (CNS photo/Matthew Barrick)

Pope Francis is welcomed to the Speakers Balcony at the U.S. Capitol by members of Congress Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Doug Mills, pool) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.

Pope Francis is welcomed to the Speakers Balcony at the U.S. Capitol by members of Congress Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Doug Mills, pool)

Pope Francis arrives for Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Pope Francis arrives for Mass and the canonization of Junipero Serra at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

Pope Francis stands in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel for private prayer at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, where he met with U.S. bishops in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Mark Wilson, pool) See POPE-US-BISHOPS Sept. 23, 2015.

Pope Francis stands in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel for private prayer at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle, where he met with U.S. bishops in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Mark Wilson, pool)

A girl hugs Pope Francis as he visits with people at St. Maria's Meals Program of Catholic Charities in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-HOMELESS Sept. 24, 2015.

A girl hugs Pope Francis as he visits with people at St. Maria’s Meals Program of Catholic Charities in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis greets workers and clients at St. Maria's Meals Program of Catholic Charities in Washington Sept. 24. Pictured from left are Katie B. English, a volunteer from Rockville, Md., and client Frank Crosier. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)

Pope Francis greets workers and clients at St. Maria’s Meals Program of Catholic Charities in Washington Sept. 24. Pictured from left are Katie B. English, a volunteer from Rockville, Md., and client Frank Crosier. (CNS photo/Jaclyn Lippelmann, Catholic Standard)