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A message Philly needs to hear


Next September, Philadelphia will host Pope Francis, who will be visiting as part of the World Meeting of Families. Given the immense global impact Francis has had in his still young papacy, this is a historic opportunity for our city: More than two million visitors are expected, and for several days the eyes of the world will be upon us.

Sister Mary Scullion penned an op/ed piece for this morning's Philadelphia Inquirer in which she anticipates Pope Francis's visit to Philadelphia in September 2015, reiterating his message of love and compassion for the poor and suffering, and seconds his call for a renewed focus on the issue of poverty. Read more by clicking the button.