Pope's Visit 2015

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New York Catholics Notice a Different Leader in Pope Francis

Madison Square Garden was the final stop on Pope Francis’ New York City itinerary last week. The Pope, along with the 19,000 in attendance, celebrated Mass in the historic arena

Pope's Visit 2015

Multi-Faith Festival Echoes Pope’s Message on Climate Change

Pandemonium welcomed Pope Francis to New York. But while the masses braced themselves to join hordes of onlookers on city streets in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the

Pope's Visit 2015

Pope Francis Competes with Beyonce at Under One Sky Event in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

On the eve of Pope Francis’s address to the United Nations General Assembly, an eclectic congregation of street preachers, aged hippies, political activists, Buddhist monks, and Millennials gathered in the

Pope's Visit 2015

The Great Pilgrimage to New York City

Despite excessive security and main street closures, many New Yorkers gladly embraced Pope Francis’ visit to New York City and tried to catch a glimpse of the Pontiff no matter

Pope's Visit 2015

The public’s reaction to Pope Francis in New York

Pope Francis is undeniably a Bishop of modern times in some respects, with Twitter hashtags, BuzzFeed quizzes, and even Snapchat stickers, all marking his arrival to the US. It seems

Pope's Visit 2015

Francis Generates Buzz as Latest Trend to Hit NYC

Locals and tourists alike crowded New York City streets from one end to another for a chance to see Pope Francis in person. While many were drawn to him as

Pope's Visit 2015

Conservative and liberal Catholics gather for Papal visit in New York City

Pope Francis visit to the US sent thousands of people to the streets–Catholics and non-Catholics, believers and skeptics of religion alike— hoping to catch a glimpse of him in between

Pope's Visit 2015

L’Chaim to the Pope

Pope Francis has showed no hesitation to express his support for Israel. He told an Israeli journalist that, “Anyone who does not recognize the Jewish people and the State of

Pope's Visit 2015

Students praise Francis’ stance on inclusiveness

For some people, Pope Francis’ recent visit to the United States was as a deeply spiritual experience. Others regarded it as a chance to be a part of history, and

Pope's Visit 2015

Pope Francis Revives Catholicism in New York

The crowd was buzzing with energy as tens of thousands of people lined up behind metal barricades in Central Park. The warm afternoon sun was starting to lower in the

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