Pope Francis meets with Argentina family who traveled 13,000 miles to see him

September 27, 2015 10:06 PM

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Pope Francis met Sunday with a family who made a 13,000-mile trip over 194 days from Argentina to Philadelphia in an old Volkswagen van.

Francis spent time with fellow Argentinians Catire Walker and Noel Zemborain and their four children and was touched by their experience, said Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi.

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