The Pope in Philly Pope Francis stopped at the Basilica and blessed the Knotted Grotto, where thousands left prayers Twitter Twitter September 27, 2015 at 3:26 pm follow story share Tweet from @billy_penn × facebook twitter linkedin email × Follow this story For updates, please enter your email address and we'll send you important developments as they happen. What is the current year? Leave this field blank. Follow × Success! You're now subscribed to “The Pope in Philly” You'll get emails from Billy Penn as this story develops. You can unsubscribe in every email.