Pope Francis Revives Catholicism in New York

UntitledThe 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 sky. Every time a police car or motorcycle sped past, the people applauded in hopes that Pope Francis would soon follow in his Popemobile. Finally after ten hours of waiting for many, cheers rolled through the crowd in waves as Pope Francis had arrived.

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