Pope Francis Will Attend Two Parades in Philadelphia; 30,000 More Tickets for Events

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The organizers of the World Meeting of Families held a press conference on Thursday to discuss the events during the Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia later this month.

The organizers announced that the Pope will attend two parades during his visit. Donna Crilley Farrell, the executive director for the World Meeting of Families, said that the Pope will be participating in two parades to be held on Saturday, September 26 and Sunday, September 27.

The parade on Saturday will be from Eakins Oval to and around City Hall, before the start of the Festival of Families. The Sunday’s parade will begin before the papal Mass at 4 p.m. The details of this parde have not yet been finalized.

Along with this, the organizers also announced another 30,000 tickets for the Pope’s events. There was a huge outcry when the officials had announced that Pope’s events will require tickets.

The officials said that there won’t be any lottery, the tickets will be given on a first come first serve basis. 10,000 tickets are for Independence Hall, 10,000 for the Festival of Families and 10,000 for the mass.

The tickets will be available to the public fr… MORE

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