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Kenya declares public holiday for papal Mass

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Kenyan government has declared a national public holiday the day Pope Francis will celebrate Mass here, drawing an expected 1.4 million people. 187 more words

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Papal Altar Used During Papal Mass Finds Home At Montgomery County Church

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese has found a home for the altar used by Pope Francis when he celebrated the closing Mass for the World Meeting of Families on the Ben Franklin Parkway during his visit to Philadelphia. 174 more words


Philadelphia Archdiocese Searching For Home For Parts Of Altar Used During Papal Mass

By Mark Abrams

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is sharing the sacred vessels used during the Papal Mass celebrated by Pope Francis eight days ago on the Ben Franklin Parkway. 222 more words


Philly Papal Itinerary

Pope Francis’ trip to the United States of American began in Washington, D.C. and ended in Philadelphia, PA.

When Pope Francis touched down in our nation’s capital, the City of Brotherly Love kicked off the eighth… 146 more words

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Making Alter Bread

Hundreds of thousands of people flooded the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for Pope Francis’ Papal mass on Sunday.  That’s a lot of people, which means they needed to have a lot of alter bread to accommodate those wanting to receive communion. 134 more words

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another Papal Mass...20 years earlier

Watching televised events of the current Holy Father’s trip to the United States triggered memories of the Papal Mass I was privileged to attend twenty years earlier, in 1995, celebrated in, … 818 more words



As we were attending the World Meeting of Families last week the calendar turned to fall. It is a beautiful time of year, but as we leave Philadelphia, I do not feel like it is fall. 581 more words

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