To: Credentialed Media for Visit of Pope Francis to the United States
From: USCCB Office of Public Affairs
Re: Information on pool reports
Date: September 22, 2015 

WASHINGTON—Notes related to the visit of Pope Francis to the United States:

  • Pool reports for media will be available after most papal events at:
  • Media credentialing in Washington will close on Wednesday, September 23, at 6 p.m. There will be no credential distribution in Washington on Thursday.
  • Credential distribution for New York City begins Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis, Hudson Room, seventh floor. The filing center at the Marriott Marquis in New York City will open September 24, at 8 a.m.
  • For venue assignment report times and more, visit:
For more information, contact or 202-824-9324 or 202-824-9327, or email:

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