The pageantry. The president. The pope. It was an electric, historical morning on the White House lawn. Here’s a brief montage of some of the music and some of the pro-life comments offered today by President Bush and Pope Benedict, who received a special greeting in honor of his 81st birthday (audio feed courtesy of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).
Listen Online (click “Play” button to start audio):
Download MP3 (right-click to save to your computer):
Pope Benedict XVI acknowledges the crowd’s birthday greetings while standing on the White House balcony with President and Mrs. Bush.