Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - While Washington D.C., New York and Philadelphia are in the worldwide spotlight because of Pope Francis’ first visit to the U.S., another internationally known religious leader’s stop in Rochester has largely gone unnoticed.Following inquiries about reports of heightened security and police-escorted motorcades, the Mayo Clinic has confirmed the Dalai Lama is back in Rochester for a medical evaluation.

The 80-year-old exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader has been a regular visitor to the city in recent years.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story)