Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement welcoming His Holiness Pope Francis to Pennsylvania.
“I want to welcome His Holiness Pope Francis and everyone who is visiting our area for the 2015 World Meeting of Families to our wonderful Commonwealth,” Gleason said. “We are blessed to have a summit on such critical issues here in Pennsylvania. It is my hope that Pope Francis and our visitors will come to love our Commonwealth.
“On behalf of the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, I would like to wish Pope Francis and all of the visitors coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families a safe visit that’s steeped in faith, hope and love.”