Pope caps U.S. visit with Mass in Philadelphia for up to 1 million

September 27, 2015 11:19 AM

28 0

Greeted by throngs of cheering faithful at every turn, Pope Francis is capping his whirlwind visit to the United States in an entirely fitting way — Mass for the masses on Philadelphia's grandest boulevard — while also spending time with inmates at its largest jail.

The 78-year-old "people's pope," who seems to feed off the energy of the crowds, is expected to see the largest of his six-day tour Sunday when he celebrates a climactic outdoor Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway before flying back to Rome.

Also read: More People Watched Harry and Meghan's Royal Wedding Than Will and Kate's

Read more

To category page