Pope Francis in New York City: Live Updates

September 25, 2015 12:14 PM

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One of the most delicate appearances that Pope Francis will make on his trip to the United States is the service with leaders of other religions at the September 11 Memorial, the very site where the towers of the World Trade Center were brought down by extremists who believed they were acting in the name of Islam.

So Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York put the planning of that event in the hands of Bishop James Massa, an auxiliary bishop in the Diocese of Brooklyn who formerly served as executive director of the secretariat for ecumenical and interreligious dialogue at the United States Conference of Catholic ...

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