Pope Francis to Visit the US

The 266th pope will spend time in Philadelphia, and possibly New York and D.C. in September 2015.
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purpose of the trip, attending the world meeting of families next September. This will be the largest event in the city's modern history. Reporter: It'll be newsworthy too. Francis pushing hard to set a more welcoming tone for estranged members of the catholic family. Among them, gays, lesbians, and the divorced, shut out of full communion with the church. 10,000 philly catholic school kids wrote him last week. Some giving a handmade thumbs up. Gabriella saying, we also have the amazing Philadelphia zoo. Since your name is Francis we know you love animals. Reporter: It's tempting to think of pope Francis who is known for his common touch, coming here to pat's king of steaks where John Kerry famously ordered a cheesesteak with Swiss. What would pope Francis order? Whiz with. Reporter: Hopefully he won't get any on his cassock. He'll be just the fourth pope ever to visit the U.S. And the pope may also be visiting New York and D.C.

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