pope us visit
It's a difficult trip to make for a Pope who is not familiar with America. It is also difficult for Americans, who are in large part struggling to understand the Pope, his language, his background, and his non-sectarian vision for Catholicism.
My fears and doubts once clouded my ability to see clearly. There was a time I believed that the Church would never accept me for who I am and that I could never find happiness in life as a gay Catholic. So thank you, Pope Francis, for welcoming me back to the Church.
You have shown us that the love of Christ is meant for all people -- not just those who adhere to the Christian faith. You have reminded us that Christians are commanded to love others as ourselves, and that means loving others with everything, from our finances to our government policies.
The National Catholic Reporter reported Friday that Vatican sources said the pope intends to visit Philadelphia in late September
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