Photos: Pope Francis’s Basilica Mass

Pictures from an extraordinary moment in Philly history.

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After arriving in Philadelphia Saturday morning, Pope Francis proceeded to the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City. Philly Mag’s Tom McGrath called the event “grand, moving.” HughE Dillon was there to capture the scene.

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HughE Dillon covers parties, events and more for Philadelphia magazine’s The Scene. You can follow him on Twitter at @iPhillyChitChat and visit his daily online social diary