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Photos: John Calipari Excitedly Tweets About His Trip To See Pope Francis Speak To Congress

Like many other Catholics, Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari is incredibly excited about Pope Francis' visit to the United States. Calipari says he lobbied House Speaker John Boehner about seeing Francis speak to Congress, and this morning, Coach Cal was there in person to the event. And he is incredibly excited about it. 

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">@SpeakerBoehner where the pope addressed a crowd outside the Capitol. Begged him for a year to let me be here. pic.twitter.com/2yOsbLzSA3

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari)

With @SpeakerBoehner where the pope addressed a crowd outside the Capitol. Begged him for a year to let me be here. pic.twitter.com/2yOsbLzSA3

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 24, 2015

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">@RepHalRogers and

With @RepHalRogers and @PearseLyons after listening to Pope Francis. pic.twitter.com/Q8qaX1oGXQ

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 24, 2015

">@PearseLyons after listening to Pope Francis. pic.twitter.com/Q8qaX1oGXQ

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari)

With @RepHalRogers and @PearseLyons after listening to Pope Francis. pic.twitter.com/Q8qaX1oGXQ

— John Calipari (@UKCoachCalipari) September 24, 2015

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It's pretty cool to see how excited Calipari is about this. Being the head coach of one of the top college basketball programs in the country has its perks.