Papal Mass in Philadelphia expected to draw 1.5 million pilgrims

Richard SontagPope Francis, US News

(Catholic Herald) More than 1.5 million people are expected for the Mass with Pope Francis in Philadelphia this September, said organizers of the next World Meeting of Families. A high-level delegation from Philadelphia, led by Archbishop Charles J Chaput, was in Rome as of Monday to meet Vatican officials, review some of the planning and promote the week-long congress. At … Read More