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Pope Francis arrives to the altar to celebrate the closing Mass of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia (CNS)

Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the World Meeting Families on the final day of his papal visit to America

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis visited St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia on Sunday

People gathered in  Benjamin Franklin Parkway (AP)

The Pontiff’s homily at Mass concluding the World Meeting of Families

Crowds fill Benjamin Franklin Parkway before Pope Francis celebrates Mass (AP)

Pope Francis presides at celebration of Mass concluding the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Pope Francis blesses a prisoner as he visits the Curran-Fromhold prison in Philadelphia (CNS)

Pope Francis spent an hour at the Curran-Fromhold prison on Sunday

Pope Francis (AP)

Pope Francis visited inmates at Curran-Fromhold prison on Sunday

Pope Francis addresses a gathering in Saint Martin's Chapel at St Charles Borromeo Seminary (AP)

Pope Francis five victims of sexual abuse at St Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput, left, and Bishop Timothy Senior, right, listens as Pope Francis, addresses a gathering in St Martin's Chapel at St Charles Borromeo Seminary (AP)

Pope Francis met with a group of victims of sexual abuse in Philadelphia on Sunday

Crowds at the Festival of Families in the Benjamin Franklin Parkway (AP)

Pope Francis participates in the celebration for families and vigil of prayer at the B Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia

Pope Francis delivers remarks at Independence Hall in Philadelphia on Saturday (AP)

The Pope met with members of the Hispanic community and immigrants at Philadelphia’s Independence National Historical Park