The Pope in Philly

The Pope visits Philly: 9 things the Pontifex should check out in 2015

The Pope is coming to Philly next September for the World Meeting of Families — he should have a lager and bless the Rocky statue while he’s here.

Pope Francis stepping off a SEPTA bus.

Pope Francis stepping off a SEPTA bus.

It’s confirmed: The leader of the Catholic Church will be making his way to Philadelphia next September for the World Meeting of Families. Here’s some of the things he should probably do while he’s in town:

1. Swing by the Italian Market

pope at italian market

2. Go to the Sixers game and pray they’re not as horrible as they are this year (#LOLSixers)

sixers

3. Enjoy a lager

pope at bob and barbaras

4. Pose awkwardly for a photo with the Liberty Bell

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5. Swing by the Rocky statue and bless it

pope with rocky statue

6. Take SEPTA, since he’s apparently into that sort of thing.

pope on septa bus

7. Have a huge beer at Frankford Hall with Mayor Nutter

pope with nutter at frankford hall

8. #FreePhillyJesus

philly jesus gets arrested

9. Take a City Hall tour and check out Billy Penn, of course

pope with billy penn

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