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Vatican releases complete itinerary for Pope Francis' visit

Vatican releases complete itinerary for Pope Francis' visit

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States. He'll also preside over a meeting about religious liberty — a major topic for the U.S. Catholic Church in the wake of the Supreme Court's gay marriage decision. The Vatican published the itinerary Tuesday for the eagerly awaited Sept. 19-28 visit. Francis added the Cuba leg onto the U.S. trip at the last minute after helping contribute to the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations. In the U.S., he will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House and become the first pope to address Congress. He will host an...

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