Green Bay Mayor invites Pope Francis to visit

Published 02/27 2014 04:25PM

Updated 02/27 2014 04:34PM

Green Bay, Wis.(WFRV)- Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt is inviting Pope Francis to visit the Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help.


The Pontiff will be in the United States for the World Meeting of Families in 2015. The Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help in Champion has been approved by the Catholic Church to be a site where the virgin Mary appeared.


The request was in a letter from the Mayor and can be read in its entirety here:

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