NewsPope Francis Visit City Council to give pope official proclamation Pope Francis delivers his Sunday Angelus prayer from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Aug. 30, 2015. Photo Credit: AFP Photo / Alberto Pizzoli By IVAN PEREIRA firstname.lastname@example.org @IvanPer4 Updated September 16, 2015 8:56 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The City Council will honor the pope with a special proclamation that will be handed to Cardinal Timothy Dolan during the stated meeting Thursday. City Councilman Paul Vallone, who introduced the resolution, said the council was unanimous when it came to approving the proclamation. "What has happened is that you have this new and progressive City Council embracing this new and progressive pope," Vallone said (D-Bayside). Dolan will give the proclamation to the pontiff at some point during his visit, according to Vallone. By IVAN PEREIRA email@example.com @IvanPer4 Ivan has been a staff reporter with amNewYork since May 2012 and covers breaking news, politics and enterprise stories. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic 'No credible threats' on Pope Francis' visit, Bratton saysNew York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said there are "no credible threats" on Pope ... NYPD faces extraordinary security hurdles with pope's visitThe United Nations is assembling at the same time as the papal visit. St. Patrick's Cathedral ready to show off its face-liftSt. Patrick's Cathedral is ready to show off its face-lift, while the architects and designers ... Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.