MAYOR NUTTER’S STATEMENT REGARDING POPE FRANCIS’ PHILADELPHIA ITINERARY ANNOUNCEMENT

Philadelphia, June 30, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Pope Francis’ itinerary for his visit to Philadelphia:

“From visiting with inmates and their families at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility to appearances at some of Philadelphia’s most important, recognizable landmarks like Independence Hall and the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Francis will touch the hearts and souls of millions when he visits the City of Philadelphia this September.  With the Holy Father’s itinerary now formalized, we will use this schedule to inform our planning, working closely with our partners at all levels of government, the World Meeting of Families and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  The City of Philadelphia has a long history of hosting big events; we will be ready to welcome Pope Francis when he arrives.”

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