Catholic Schools Superintendent, Timothy McNiff, addresses the seniors selected to meet Pope Francis.
Eleven of the 12 New York City students chosen to meet Pope Francis.
Richard Portas, 17, of Monsignor Farrell will meet Pope Francis.
Kara Fragola of Maria Regina High School with her principal Valerie Reidy.
At a press conference in the library of Cathedral High School in New York City this week, the teens’ anxiety and joy was palatable. They have been chosen to escort the pope from one meeting with Catholic school elementary students to another across the city with recipients and representatives of Catholic Charities.