September 22, 2015

Manchin Statement on Pope Francis' Visit to the United States

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today issued the following statement on Pope Francis’ visit to the United States.

"It is extremely ‎exciting and truly an honor for the United States of America to have Pope Francis visit. As a practicing Catholic, I am honored to be able to visit with him and listen to his words. Not only is he the leader of the Catholic religion, he is also a well-respected and trusted advisor for all of humanity. His absolute empathy and kindness for the entire humankind truly resonates with individuals from all religions and backgrounds."