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Vatican Raises Its Flag at United Nations for Pope's Visit

The Vatican flag was raised for the first time at the United Nations on Friday, shortly after 6:00 am, ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the world body. Pope Francis is due to address the United Nations in New York on Friday during his first visit to the United States. The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved a Palestinian resolution earlier this month which says the flags of non-member states "shall be raised at (U.N.) Headquarters (in New York) and United Nations...

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