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Museums Greet Pope with Religion-Theme Exhibits

Pope Francis said mass directly in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway on Sunday, September 27.

While three major Mid-Atlantic cities (Washington, New York, and Philadelphia) hosted this month’s historic visit of Pope Francis, his first to the United States, museums in Philadelphia had the additional incentive of the World Meeting of Families Congress to develop religious exhibits to coincide with his arrival.

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Pope Francis’ American Excursion: Will He Be Met with Protests in the City of Brotherly Love?

Selfie stations inside the Convention Center for the World Meeting of Families Conference.

Once Pope Francis arrives in Philadelphia, there is a slight chance for religious protests.

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Catholicism History Issue of PA Legacies from HSP

The latest issue of Pennsylvania Legacies is available in print and online.

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Once in a While Wednesday at Peachfield in NJ

The event will take place September 23, 2015.

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If Ben Franklin Were a Digital Humanist–He Would Love Metadata

Word Cloud of abstracts. The digital version can be found here.

There may be no figure digital humanists like to use in examples more than the venerable Philadelphian Ben Franklin.

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Arch Street Meeting House Receives Pew Center Grant

The Arch Street Meeting House, located at 320 Arch Street in Philadelphia, PA. Photo from The Philadelphia Encyclopedia.

In June, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage announced its 2015 grants in support of the Philadelphia region’s cultural organizations and artists.

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American Philosophical Society Library in PA

The American Philosophical Society promotes useful knowledge in the sciences and humanities through excellence in scholarly research, professional meetings, publications, library resources, and community outreach.

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