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Memphians could win tickets to see Pope Francis

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

Pope Francis will achieve another first in September when he addresses the full U.S. Congress, and some Memphians could win tickets.

Congressman Steve Cohen is giving away several standing room only tickets to the event.

“Pope Francis’ visit to Washington will mark the first time in our nation’s history a Pope has addressed Congress, and I am pleased to be able to offer Memphians the chance to be part of this historic event,” Congressman Cohen said.

Each member of Congress received a portion of tickets and Congressman Cohen decided to give his constituents a chance to win them.

All you have to do is sign up at this website or by calling (901) 544-4131 before 5 p.m. CST. 

You can request up to four tickets.

All winners will be selected randomly and notified by September 9th.

Pope Francis will speak in Washington on September 23. Ticket winners will watch the Pope's address from the West Lawn. If time permits, Pope Francis will walk out the Capital's west balcony and greet the people watching from the West Lawn.

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