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Boricua! Thousands celebrate NY's Puerto Rican Day parade with Rita Moreno, Roselyn Sanchez

  • Arsenia Fuentes, center left, and Sarah Dones, center right, cheer for a passing float as the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way up New York's Fifth Ave., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the parade which celebrates the heritage and identity of Puerto Ricans living in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

    Arsenia Fuentes, center left, and Sarah Dones, center right, cheer for a passing float as the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way up New York's Fifth Ave., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the parade which celebrates the heritage and identity of Puerto Ricans living in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

  • Jaydden Garcia, 8, center, cheers as the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way up New York's Fifth Ave., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the parade which celebrates the heritage and identity of Puerto Ricans living in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

    Jaydden Garcia, 8, center, cheers as the annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way up New York's Fifth Ave., Sunday, June 14, 2015. Hundreds of thousands of people turned out for the parade which celebrates the heritage and identity of Puerto Ricans living in New York. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Hundreds of thousands of people are packing New York's Fifth Avenue for the Puerto Rican Day parade led by the island's governor.

Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla was followed by New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a Puerto Rico native.

Roman Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan sported a straw hat over his red skullcap to greet marchers in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral.

The cardinal shouted out "Hallelujah! Bienvenidos a todos," which means "welcome to all." He gave out blessings to the mostly Catholic crowd.

He then did a little dance with Puerto Rican-born entertainer Rita Moreno after she stepped out of her convertible.

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