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Pope To Give Special Blessing To Some Immigrant New Yorkers In East Harlem

New Yorkers who want to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis in Central Park can begin registering Thursday for a chance of winning tickets.

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NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 02:  Cardinal Timothy Dolan unveils the chair Pope Francis will use during Mass at Madison Square Garden later this month on September 2, 2015 in New York City. The chair was constructed in a Port Chester garage by immigrant day laborers and will be used by Francis while in New York from September 24 through September 26.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Chair For Pope Francis’ Mass Arrives At Madison Square Garden

The chair Pope Francis will use during Mass later this month in New York City has arrived at Madison Square Garden.

09/02/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Fence Along Fifth Avenue Being Considered As Security Measure For Papal Visit

According to sources, the fence will divide the sidewalk from 49th to 59th streets and those coming out to see the pope will need to be cleared by metal detectors to get street-side access.

09/02/2015

Pope Francis smiles to faithful gathered in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican to follow his weekly general audience on August 26, 2015.(credit: Vincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis To Greet Thousands In Central Park During Upcoming Visit

The pope “will greet thousands of guests in a historic procession through Central Park along the West Drive” on Friday, Sept. 25, the Mayor’s office announced Tuesday.

09/01/2015

Pope Francis leads a prayer in Saint Peter's basilica in the Vatican, as part of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, on September 1, 2015. (Photo credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope: Priests In Holy Year Can Absolve ‘Sin Of Abortion’

Pope Francis has announced that he’s easing the Catholic Church’s rules on forgiveness for abortions women have already had.

09/01/2015

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Police Face ‘Unprecedented’ Challenge In Protecting Pope While UN General Assembly In NYC

Details are emerging about the “massive” and “complex” security plan being worked out for Pope Francis’ visit to New York City next month.

08/31/2015

A giant mural welcoming Pope Francis is being painted in Midtown. (credit: CBS2)

Giant Mural Welcoming Pope Francis Going Up In Midtown

A larger-than-life welcome for Pope Francis is going up in Midtown.

08/28/2015

Pope Francis' motorcade travels in Manila, Philippines on Jan. 15, 2015. (Credit: Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)

Archdiocese In Talks To Bring Pope’s Motorcade Through Central Park

The Archdiocese of New York is in serious discussions to have the pope’s motorcade pass through part of Central Park.

08/27/2015

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Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.

08/25/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Expected To Call For Acceptance Of Immigrants During US Visit

Father Stephen Grozio of the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays, where many immigrants worship, said the pope will focus on love and peace.

08/25/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

East Harlem Residents Thrilled About Pope Francis’ Upcoming Visit

Pope Francis’ New York City visit was just a few weeks away Friday, and one of his stops will be a school in East Harlem.

08/21/2015

FILE - The Amtrak departure board is seen in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Amtrak Adding Extra Trains, Cars During Papal Visit

With papal events scheduled in New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, Amtrak said it is anticipating an increased demand along the Northeast Corridor from Sept. 25 to Sept. 28.

08/21/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Pope’s Visit May Include A Stop In Central Park

The Pope will be visiting the city in September, and has insisted that he wants to meet and greet New Yorkers.

08/21/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Students At East Harlem Catholic School Getting Pumped To Meet Pope Francis

When the pope visits Our Lady Queen of Angels school next month, he’ll first be greeted by hundreds of school kids on the street.

08/20/2015

Pope Francis (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Visit, UN General Assembly Present Security Challenge For NYPD

The UN General Assembly is expected to draw 160 world leaders. Bratton said traveling around Manhattan will be a problem.

08/17/2015

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