It’s Official: Pope Francis Will Visit New York City as Part of U.S. Trip in September

January 20, 2015 2:05 AM

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It’s Official: Pope Francis Will Visit New York City as Part of U.S. Trip in September

Pope Francis will visit New York City as part of a nearly weeklong, three-city trip to the U.S. in September, Vatican officials confirmed over the weekend.

The pope is making his first visit to the U.S. to attend the World Meeting of Families, a Catholic celebration in Philadelphia planned for Sept. 22-27. He is also set to travel to Washington. The New York visit coincides with the 70th meeting of the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 25; the p...

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