A few lawmakers wished Pope Francis a happy birthday on Twitter Tuesday. He turned 77.
Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) linked to video posted to YouTube of him singing his renowned birthday song.
“Thank god you were born, thank god you are Pope,” tweeted House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).
Happy Birthday to @Pontifex. Thank God you were born, thank God you are Pope.— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) December 17, 2013
Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-Calif.) wished the pope well, and linked to a news story about how the pope spent his birthday Tuesday having breakfast with homeless people.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) wished the pope well, too.
Happy birthday @Pontifex!— Senator Pat Toomey (@SenToomey) December 17, 2013