A Selfie With The Pope? Or Just Want To Avoid Traffic?

In case you haven’t heard, the Pope is coming!  Pope Francis will be arriving in the United States on Tuesday September 22, 2015 for a 6-day trip through Washington DC, New York City and Philadelphia.  Pope Francis will be the fourth Pope to the United States, and the third to meet the U.S. President during a visit.

Pope Francis

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Your interests in learning of where the Pope will be during this visit may be simply to avoid the traffic that comes with anything related to a Papal visit!  After all, in January 2015, his mass in Manila, Philippines was attended by over 6 million people!

You Will Want to Avoid The Traffic Jam After This Mass

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Or perhaps you are hoping to be one of the few who will have the opportunity to meet the Pope (or at least get close enough to snap a selfie!).

A Selfie With the Pope

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Here is the Pope’s schedule for his visit:

Washington DC

  • Tuesday, September 22, 2015
    • 4pm: Pope Francis will be greeted by President Obama as he arrives at Joint Base Andrews
  • Wednesday, September 23, 2015
  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
    • 9:20 a.m: Arrival at U.S. Capitol
    • 10 a.m. Speech to the Senate and House of Representatives (Joint Session of Congress)
    • 11 a.m. Brief stop on west front of Capitol Building, which faces the National Mall
    • 11:15 a.m:  Visit to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in DC and Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington
    • 4 p.m: Departure for New York from Joint Base Andrews

New York City

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Friday, September 25, 2015

Philadelphia

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