Pope to use Lincoln’s Gettysburg lectern in Philadelphia

(CelebCafe) – Its loan for the pope’s use September 26 was announced Friday by the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families, which the pope will be attending.

The Union League of Philadelphia said Friday it would offer the simple wooden stand for the pontiff to use during his planned speech on immigration and religious liberty.

“Most recently is was used by Admiral Lynch the President of the Union League in 2013 on the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg address.” says Meko.

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