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  • Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput, laughs with Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, right, and his wife Susan during a news conference, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Philadelphia. Vatican officials say Philadelphia is scheduled to host a large gathering of the Roman Catholic church called the World Meeting of Families in September 2015. Chaput and others are scheduled to visit Rome this month to invite the pope to the eighth World Meeting of Families. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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  • Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, at the Vatican this week trying to secure Francis' attendance in Philadelphia next year, said he expected the Obama-Francis meeting to be good for both the U.S. and the Vatican.

    Obama tells Pope Francis he is a "great admirer" →

  • "We have the most important religious figure in the world as part of that meeting, and one of the most important political leaders, so anytime the church and politics come together is an important moment for dialogue, discussion and the commitment to the common good," Chaput told reporters Tuesday at the Vatican.

    Obama tells Pope Francis he is a "great admirer" →

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