Carpenters create altar and other furnishings for the Pope's visit to Washington in September. Bob Mezan reports.
Maryland carpenters are busy constructing the furnishings for Pope Francis's Washington, D.C. mass to be held in September. David Cahoon, a deacon for the Archdiocese of Washington, is a professional carpenter. He said that being able to construct the altar for the Pope is the "highest honor." SOUNDBITE: David Cahoon saying (English): "I believe that that's where Jesus comes down and becomes the nucleus and feeds us. And so for me spiritually, it's a fantastic honor for any altar." Pope Francis will visit Washington from September 22-24, where he meet with President Barack Obama before holding Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.