Bishop Edward Burns recorded this reflection from Washington DC following midday prayer with the Holy Father in St Matthew’s Cathedral on September 23, 2015.

Bishop Burns 9-23-2015 Audio reflection

Bishop Burns’ 9-24-15 Audio reflection following the Pope’s Address to Congress

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Speaker of the House John Boehner look on in the House of Representatives Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters) See POPE-CONGRESS Sept. 24, 2015.
Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress as Vice President Joe Biden (left) and Speaker of the House John Boehner look on in the House of Representatives Chamber at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)
Pope Francis smiles during a prayer meeting with U.S. bishops at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review) See POPE-US-BISHOPS Sept. 23, 2015.
Pope Francis smiles during a prayer meeting with U.S. bishops at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington Sept. 23. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review) See POPE-US-BISHOPS Sept. 23, 2015.