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Pope Francis in Philly

Pope Francis in Philly

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Hotline Launched for Businesses to Prepare for Papal Visit



    Pope Francis holds a bouquet of flowers as people in attendance take pictures of him in La Paz's Cathedral, Bolivia, Wednesday, July 8, 2015. Due to the altitude, the pope will spend only a few hours in the capital city La Paz, during his South American tour. Bolivia is the second of three countries Francis will be visiting on his South American tour.

    Philadelphia's Department of Commerce on Monday launched a resource center for local businesses preparing for Pope Francis' weekend.

    A business resource center providing information to businesses on how the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit will impact their employees and operations will be available starting Monday.

    The resource center will accept inquiries Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Businesses can call 215-683-2100 with their questions, or can email questions to

    Businesses are urged to use this service if questions are not answered by the city's papal visit information center website.

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