The day will begin with Mass at Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. Later at 4:45 p.m., Pope Francis will make an appearance at Independence Mall. While at this historic site, he is expected to speak about religious liberty and immigration.
At 7:30 p.m., the pope will make a visit to the Festival of Families, a huge gathering that will happen on Benjamin Franklin Parkway and is expected to attract at least one and a half million people. The Philadelphia Orchestra, the Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and the Colombian pop star Juanes will all entertain at the festival. ∞∞∞∞∞ MORE »»»»