Pope Francis to greet thousands during procession though Central Park

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Shirleen Allicot is on the Upper West Side with the details (Alessandra Tarantino)

Pope Francis will greet thousands during a procession though Central Park on his visit to New York City.

On Sept. 25, the pope will travels along the West Drive, with crowds lining up on West Drive between West 72nd and West 60th streets. The pope will travel through the park just before he attends 6 p.m. Mass at Madison Square Garden.

Tickets were given away to New York state residents via an online contest.

Ticket winners were selected at random and be notified on Sept. 10.
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