Pope Francis, in New York, Will Live Like a Diplomat

September 23, 2015 1:02 AM

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Pope Francis, in New York, Will Live Like a Diplomat

The signs of his arrival in the neighborhood will be less than subtle: a battalion of police officers, Secret Service agents and assorted security personnel monitoring every manhole and sidewalk crack; snipers on the rooftops; bomb-sniffing dogs at the ready.

The five-story 11,000-square-foot townhouse where the pope will bunk during the New York portion of his trip doesn’t fade into the scenery, either: Less than a block from Central Park and across the street from the emir of Qatar’s 45,000-square-foot quasi palace, the limestone mansion was once home ...

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