Pope Francis 'Visits' America, Addresses Faithful Crowds Via Satellite

The papal leader surprised many in attendance by speaking in English.
2:49 | 09/04/15

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has heed prove seven llion vaines. Ke your U shot me a rld of dference.lthy. There was a surprise. Well, it felt like an eternity when you're standing there -- at the tell me the pope is going to emerge. The door open, instead of the pope coming out, they wave me in. Standing behind that door is pope Francis. I thought that is the first signal that he is the people's pope. He wanted to meet me privately before he walked in front of any of these cameras. What did he say to you? Well, he wanted to make sure this would be a moment we will connect him with everyday Americans which is what the whole town hall was about and once I said they're waiting for you in three cities he had a smile on his face. He had a lot more surprises in store. Not only did he speak English but he had a surprise for an American nun who he spotted in one of the churches, one of these town hall locations and leaned over and said am I going to get a moment to speak with that nun and here's what he did. She was hidden among the people. Sister. Sister. I wants to -- I want to thank you, thank you personal ly. Through you all the sisters of religious orders in the U.S., for the work that you have done and that you do in the united States. Reporter: This was such an incredible moment for sister Norman. He delivers it to all the nuns here in the U.S., simply stunned all of us in the room. You'll see what happens tonight during the special but I wanted to show you one other image that came in overnight. Pope Francis preparing for his trip to the U.S. What does he do, heads out to buy a new pair of glasses in Rome. Is that lensskrafters. I'm not sure about lenscrafters but they'll want to open up a E he was there a year ago. Went to the same place. Listen, he says to the store owner, I don't want to spend too much here. Right? In keeping -- The vow of poverty very seriously. For -- he is not living in the grand papal apartment instead living in a simple residence. Modest car. Ford focus. He drives a Ford focus. Really incredible and so many surprises in store. So much excitement building for that visit, as well and see your special edition of "20/20" at 10:00 eastern, 9:00 central right here on ABC.

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