Governor Corbett announces Vatican visit

By WTAJ News

Published 03/07 2014 05:01PM

Updated 03/07 2014 05:03PM

HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY – Governor Tom Corbett’s administration announced Friday he and First Lady Susan Corbett will meet Pope Francis I later in March.

The couple will travel to the Vatican with the Archbishop of Philadelphia and the city’s mayor March 24-26. They will be part of a group planning the Eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September 2015.

The economic impact of the 2015 event which will feature a papal visit is estimated at $100 million. It will be the first time the event is held in North America.

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