From left: Ahmeenah Young, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority president and CEO; Ed Grose, Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association executive director; Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput; Jack Ferguson, Philadelphia CVB president and CEO; Dan Fitzpatrick, Citizens Bank of PA/NJ/DE/NY president and CEO; and Jim Cuarato, Independence Visitor Center president and CEO.
The U.S. debut of the World Meeting of Families will be in Philadelphia in 2015, according to an announcement from the Vatican this spring. Selected as the host city by Pope Benedict XVI before his resignation in February in coordination with the Pontifical Council for the Family, this marks the first time the event will be held in the U.S. It most recently drew more than a million people from 153 nations to a Mass celebrated by the Holy Father in Milan, Italy, in June ...
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