Pope Francis Stops to Bless Kids During U.S. Visit

Babies and young children were brought to Pope Francis as he rode in his popemobile during his visit to the U.S., September 2015. Here are some of the children to receive such blessings.

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A child who was carried from the crowd touches Pope Francis' face during a parade on his way to celebrate Sunday Mass on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 2015.
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Pope Francis waves from his popemobile as he heads to celebrate Mass at the conclusion of the World Meeting of Families along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 2015.
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Pope Francis bends to kiss a small child as he arrives at Independence Mall to watch Pope Francis speak, Sept. 26, 2015 in Philadelphia.
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Pope Francis blesses a baby in the Popemobile during a parade September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia.
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Pope Francis blesses a girl in the Popemobile during a parade September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia.
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Pope Francis kisses a small child, September 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Pope Francis blesses a boy in the Popemobile during a parade, Sept. 27, 2015 in Philadelphia.
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Pope Francis blesses a baby in the Popemobile during a parade September 27, 2015 in Philadelphia.
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Pope Francis looks to a baby that he just kissed as he pauses in the popemobile during a parade along Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 2015, on his way to celebrate mass.
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Pope Francis pauses to kiss a baby as he rides in his popemobile, September 26, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Pope Francis blesses a child in Philadelphia during the last leg of his trip.
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Pope Francis reaches to give a blessing to Sophie Cruz, 5, from suburban Los Angeles, during a parade in Washington, Sept. 23, 2015.
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