Past Popes Visit America

Pope Benedict XVI's visit to the U.S. comes after Paul VI and John Paul II.

Papal Visits To The United States

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Pope Paul VI also became the first pope to visit the United Nations during his 1965 trip. He delivered a plea for peace to the U.N. General Assembly in special session Oct. 4. Here he sits in front of the rostrum before making his address.

Click here to read a transcript of this speech from the Vatican's website. (AP Photo)

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