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    Being handicapped made seeing Pope Francis a little tricky

    PHILADELPHIA >> For the all the walking and standing crowds had to endure to catch a view of Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for the papal Mass on Sunday, organizers had to scramble to accommodate those with disabilities.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Column: For this Catholic, seeing Pope Francis was surreal

    PHILADELPHIA >> Standing in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, a few football fields away from the head of the Catholic Church, well, let’s just say it felt surreal.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

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    Volunteers share experiences helping faithful during Pope Francis’ visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> The spirit on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was infectious.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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    Pope Francis cutout huge hit with traveler making trip to Philly

    UPPER DARBY >> Pilgrims lined up in the 69th Street Transportation Center on Sunday not to board the Market-Frankford train but to have their photo taken with a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis.

    By Linda Reilly Special to the Times |

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    Battleship New Jersey becomes temporary home to Pope Francis pilgrims

    CAMDEN >> For the O’Neal family of Raleigh, N.C., the trip to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia was “an adventure beyond belief.”

    By Jenn Lucas @jlujerseyon Twitter |

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    Walk across Ben Franklin Bridge becomes draw for New Jersey residents

    CAMDEN >> Making the pilgrimage to see the pope in Philadelphia meant many things to many people, and for those in New Jersey, a pilgrimage was undertaken in the literal sense.

    By Jenn Lucas @jlujersey on Twitter |

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    They wouldn’t miss seeing Pope Francis because ‘He is a rock star’

    PHILADELPHIA >> The visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia is bringing people near and far together for at least the weekend.

    By Jarreau Freeman and Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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    Immigrants hope Pope Francis’ words can change thoughts

    PHILADELPHIA >> Thousands of pilgrims flooded Independence Hall to hear Pope Francis speak about immigration Saturday.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

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    Travelers describe experience seeing Pope Francis

    PHILADELPHIA >> The faithful traveled from as far as Argentina and as near as Lansdowne on Sunday to celebrate Mass with a pope who many feel brings a message of humility, redemption and hope.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

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    Jovial Pope Francis steals Festival of Families show from headliners

    PHILADELPHIA >> While the Festival of Families may have been a star-studded event, all eyes were focused on Pope Francis.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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