Papal Arrival in U.S.
A large crowd of supporters cheered enthusiastically throughout a brief ceremony on the tarmac at Stapleton Airport marking the arrival of… read more
A large crowd of supporters cheered enthusiastically throughout a
brief ceremony on the tarmac at Stapleton Airport marking the arrival
of Pope John Paul II to the United States. He was making his third
visit to the U.S. to attend activities surrounding World Youth Day,
being held in Denver, Colorado. After deplaning and greeting the
Clinton family and administration officials, the Holy Father joined
President Clinton on a stage to speak on the need for a moral vision
for the youth in industrialized countries. After speaking, Pope John Paul
and the president shook hands with members of the crowd, who stood in a
pouring rain to hear their speeches. The Pope was expected to stay
in the United States for four days. close
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