Pope arrives in New York on second leg of US tour

New York (AFP) - Pope Francis arrived in New York Thursday on the second leg of his US tour where he will address the UN General Assembly, visit the 9/11 Memorial and celebrate mass at Madison Square Garden.

He landed after 5:10 pm (2110 GMT) following a short flight from Washington DC, arriving at John K. Kennedy Airport, named after America's first Catholic president who was assassinated in 1963.

He travelled on an American Airlines Boeing 777, given the call sign Shepherd One for its...

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