Mercyhurst group returns from papal pilgrimage

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Michelle Ahrens

A total of 51 Mercyhurst students and five adult members of the Mercyhurst community successfully traveled to Philadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 26 to attend mass with Pope Francis at the World Meeting of Families on Sunday, Sept. 27. The pope made rounds through the streets of Philadelphia on his popemobile prior to mass to greet the volumes of eager attendees. Watch for more coverage about this historic pilgrimage in next week's issue of the Merciad!

Catherine Rainey, News editor