Tickets available for pope’s visit to Washington, D.C.
Pope Francis will address a joint session of Congress in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, Sept. 24. A ticketed Jumbotron broadcast will be set up on the west front of the Capitol, and the pope is expected to make a brief appearance there at approximately 11 a.m., following his address.
Salve Regina will receive 50 tickets for access to this outdoor event. The west front will be arranged in a similar fashion to presidential inaugurations. Access to the area will begin at approximately 5 a.m. Sept. 24.
The tickets were made available to members of the Salve Regina community by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse. They will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis via an online registration system. Those who wish to reserve tickets should register by noon Tuesday, Sept. 22.
Members of the University community may reserve two tickets. Travel to Washington, D.C. and accommodations are the responsibility of the ticket holders.
Tickets should be available for distribution later this week or early next. Ticket holders will be contacted via email when tickets become available for pickup.