KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Across the country college students took a break from the classroom to watch the Pope's speech Thursday.
Rockhurst University held a watch party and invited students to the auditorium.
The Rockhurst watch party was one of more than a hundred watch parties of its kind. It was called Pope-2-Congress and was organized through a solidarity network.
Students followed along with the Pope's speech using Pope-2-Congress bingo cards. Students also had an opportunity to have their picture taken with a life-size cutout of Pope Francis.
FOX 4 talked to some students about the Pope's message. Many appreciated him talking about the golden rule -- treat others as you want to be treated.