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Report: Pope Francis Eyeing U.S. Visit In 2015

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Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis. (Photo credit TIZIANA FABI/AFP/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – Pope Francis intends to visit the United States in September of 2015, according to a report in the National Catholic Reporter.

Citing Vatican sources, NCR Senior Correspondent John Allen Jr. reported that while the Pope hopes to arrange a trip, nothing is official at this point.

The potential trip would be set to coincide with the World Meeting of Families, which is reportedly scheduled for September 22-27, 2015, in Philadelphia.

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