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Popes who have visited the U.S.

With Pope Francis’ looming visit to the United States here is a look back at the Catholic popes who have visited the U.S.

Pope Francis embraces a young man in a wheelchair during the World Meeting of Families in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Philadelphia. Hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholics made the pilgrimage to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis on the last leg of his visit to the United States, where they hoped to catch a glimpse of the popular pontiff at some point during his packed schedule — or even receive a blessing or healing touch. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

The Pope’s US Visit

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