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The historic procession will take place on September 25.

Tanya Basu / and
September 02, 2015

Pope Francis will travel through Central Park when he visits New York City on September 24-26.

Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed the news in a tweet.

The historic procession is set to take place on September 25.

Tickets will be required and will be randomly distributed online here to residents of New York state. The complete schedule of the papal visit can be found here.

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