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Philadelphia Prison Inmates Make Chair for Pope Francis

While preaching what he calls a “Gospel of the marginalized” and reaching out to society’s outcasts, Pope Francis has made a point of visiting prisons during his travels abroad.  And his coming trip to the United States — which has one of the highest rates of incarceration in the world — is no exception. On September 27, Francis will stop at a prison in Philadelphia.  He will meet a group of about 100 inmates at the end of his five-day U.S. tour, in which he will have had plenty...

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