Pope Francis Goes to Philadelphia

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Pope Francis Goes to Philadelphia

The whole mass at the Cathedral Basilica was a religous importance. To have Pope Francis share the essence of God was a great honor for everyone there. Thousands of people greeted Pope Francis as he came to Philadelphia.

The festival of families was held on Saturday Septemeber 26, 2015 at 7:30 pm. This event is for all families with different cultural and religous backrounds.

Pope Francis Goes To Philadelphia

Mass at Cathedral Basilica

Everyone was invirted to share support and love. During this global celebration performers entertained and taught the visitors from around the world.

The religioous importance of this festival is that the Pope greeted everyone even though they might not follow his beliefs. Pope Francis showed that everyone is a child of God.

On September 26 Pope Francis celebrated mass at the Catheral Basilica. The mass was dedicated to Our Lady of the Church. 2,100 guests were expected to arrive.

The Pope said that life is a journey along different roads and Jesus wants to heal our wounds and clean our soul. The Pope said he was visiting the prisnors as a friend and a brother.

On September 27, 2015 at 11 am Pope Francis visited the Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility. The Pope spoke to the inmates about Jesus washing his disciples feet.

The religous importance of this event is that the Pope treated the prisnors in this facility like real people. Some people try to ignore criminals and avoid them, while Pope Francis did the opposite. He followed the corporal work of mercy that tells us to visit the imprisoned.

Festival of Families

Curran Fromhold Correctional Facility


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