(TELEGRAPH) The United States has broken up a threat against Pope Francis, who will visit Washington and other US cities this month, it emerged on Sunday.
No details of the threat were given.
US authorities are concerned about the visit because the Pope likes to get out among the huge crowds that gather to see him, said Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
"He's a very compassionate man. He likes to get out with the people," McCaul said on ABC's "This Week" talk show.
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