Largest US Catholic church isn't big enough for papal Mass; 25,000 to attend outdoor service

September 17, 2015 8:13 PM

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Largest US Catholic church isn't big enough for papal Mass; 25,000 to attend outdoor service

Deacon David Cahoon, right, from the Archdiocese of Washington and professional carpenter, and head carpenter Carlos Hernandez, left, continue to work on the altar that Pope Francis will use during his Mass next week, inside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (The Associated Press)

Workers hang Papal colored drapes over the main entrance to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, in preparation for Pope Francis Mass next week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (The Associated Press)

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