Four centuries of NY Catholic history compiled for Pope's visit

Pope Francis will make his first visit to the US next week, and he will spend a busy 39 hours in New York City meeting with an eclectic group of people, from members of the UN to day laborers.

Pope Francis on a visit to Korea last year.

Pope Francis on a visit to Korea last year. Image by Republic of Korea / CC BY-SA 2.0

To get a sense of the history of the Catholic Church in this venerable city, the New York Times has compiled a list of sites that played an important role in the development of Catholicism in New York City over the past four centuries. Read more at nytimes.com

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