Pope Francis waves as he arrives in the popemobile to deliver a mass at Nu Guazu field in the outskirts of Asuncion, Paraguay on July 12, 2015.
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September 1, 2015 11:43 AM EDT

Pope Francis will travel through Central Park when he visits New York City on September 24-26.

Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed the news in a tweet.

The historic procession is set to take place on September 25.

Tickets will be required and will be randomly distributed online here to residents of New York state. The complete schedule of the papal visit can be found here.

Read next: Inside Preparations for the Pope’s Visit

Write to Tanya Basu at tanya.basu@time.com.

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