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Pope Francis to proceed through Central Park on Sept. 25

September 1, 2015 From Mayor Bill de Blasio's office
Pope Francis will come to NYC later this month. AP Photo/Andrew Medichini
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On Friday, Sept. 25, Pope Francis will greet thousands of guests in a historic procession through Central Park along the West Drive. Residents of New York State may apply to receive two tickets via an online ticket giveaway contest. Residents can visit or call 311 between Thursday, Sept. 3 and Monday, Sept. 7 for the chance to attend this special event. Ticket winners will be notified on Thursday, Sept. 10. 

“The procession through Central Park will give thousands of New Yorkers an opportunity to come face to face with Pope Francis,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio. “We’re proud to welcome one of the world’s most powerful voices to our great city next month, and we are grateful to the archdiocese for their cooperation in giving even more New Yorkers a chance to join in this historic visit.”

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