HARRISBURG, Pa., June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Wolf issued the following statement regarding Pope Francis' Itinerary:
"Across the Commonwealth, we are preparing in anticipation for the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia. Welcoming members of all faiths, unified by their shared commitment to the importance of strengthening families, the World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit provides a distinctive opportunity for Pennsylvanians to gather with visitors from across the country and around globe in a moment that highlights our similarities – not our differences. This event will be inclusive and will highlight the values upon which our commonwealth was founded.
"Undoubtedly, the World Meeting of Families and visit of Pope Francis will be a momentous occasion, providing Pennsylvanians with a global platform for welcoming guests to our beautiful state. We are humbled and honored to host such a transformative global leader."
MEDIA CONTACT: Jeff Sheridan – 717.783.1116
SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of the Governor