Congressman swipes Pope's water glass

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Saturday, September 26, 2015
Rep. Brady and the Pope's water glass outside the Capitol.
Rep. Brady and the Pope's water glass inside his office.
Rep. Brady Staff Asst. Colleen Carlos in Brady's office.
Rep. Brady and constituent Ernie DeNofa in Brady's office
Rep. Brady and wife Debra Brady in Brady's office
Congressman swipes Pope's water glassRep. Brady and the Pope's water glass outside the Capitol.

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis wasn't the only person to drink from the glass of water he used during his speech to Congress Friday. An enterprising Democratic congressman from Philadelphia also took a sip.

U.S. Rep. Bob Brady's office sent ABC New photos showing himself and his family and staffers drinking from the pope's water glass.

Brady said that as the Pope left the chamber Thursday, he headed to the lectern to grab Francis' drinking glass.

He took it to his office and had a drink. He says so did his wife, Debra, and two staffers.

The congressman says he also invited U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania into his office. He says Casey, his wife, and Casey's mother dipped their fingers into the water.

Brady says he saved the rest to bless his four grandchildren and his great-granddaughter.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.