Pontiff confirms rumored trip to city of brotherly love next year
Pope Francis told NBC News on Thursday he will be paying a visit to the city of brotherly love. NBC’s Anne Thompson spoke to the pope in Italian on Thursday as the pontiff flew to Asia for his first-ever trip. Thompson asked – in Italian – if the pope would travel to Philadelphia at any point.
“Si,” replied Francis, going on to mention the city’s World Family Day, due to take place in September 2015.