All the reasons why Pope Francis’ visit to Philly is expected to be historic

pope_francis_malacanang_9Pope Francis’ visit to the city is expected to draw well over one million people and generate $500 million in restaurant, hotel and tourism revenue. And that’s just the beginning.

When Pope Francis visits Philadelphia later this month, it won’t just be a big event for the region’s Catholics. It’s going to be huge for Philadelphia and maybe even a landmark event for faith-based tourism. On Tuesday, tickets for the Pope’s Independence Hall event were claimed in two minutes…

Reposted: Fortune.com, Christopher Elliott, September 9, 2016

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