"Happy Birthday to You," that’s how a group of seminarians serenaded Pope Francis as he arrived at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary outside Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.
But, the birthday greetings weren’t for the pontiff but rather he host during his visit to the Philadelphia region, Archbishop Charles Chaput. Philly’s archbishop, who like the Pope is a member of the Franciscan Order, turned 71 Saturday.
The rendition of "Happy Birthday" followed "Domine Salvum Fac."
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And, what a birthday gift for Chaput, getting to sit down for lunch with the Pope, a group of seminarians and VIPs at the quiet Main Line enclave.
The Pope will appear again in public Saturday afternoon for a speech outside Independence Hall in Philadelphia.