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Stories with person: Michael Nutter
  • Philadelphia mayor optimistic about pope visit 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 5:51 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - Mayor Michael Nutter said Friday he's optimistic about the possibility of Pope Francis visiting Philadelphia for a major church gathering, though he stressed the pontiff's plans will not be announced until next year.

  • US lobbies Vatican for pope visit in 2015 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 11:23 am
  • VATICAN CITY - U.S. officials urged Pope Francis to put Philadelphia on his 2015 travel agenda Tuesday, making a pilgrimage to Rome to lobby for his participation at a church meeting for families that has taken on new resonance with Francis' focus on family issues and divorce.