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1,000+ Sign Petition for Pope Francis to Bless Metro

Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name, please make the Metro not so absolutely terrible anymore. While this series of words might seem fairly random, they might soon be spoken by Pope Francis on his visit to Washington, D.C. According to DCist, there is a Change.org petition that was formed this Monday that has already gained over 1,000 signatures. The petition reads:

Dear Pope Francis, Our Metro system is having some troubles. All of DC would be grateful if you could find the time to bless it during your upcoming stay. Maybe a Papal Blessing is just what it needs.


Want to sign the petition? Go here. If you'd rather avoid all the Papal hullabaloo, check out our guide for how to have fun while avoiding the Pontifex's traffic here.
· Petition Urges Pope To Bless Metro 'So It Actually Works' [Change.org]
· Get the Pope to bless the DC Metro system so it actually works [DCist]
· Don't Get Stuck Behind the Popemobile: Detours for the Pontiff's Visit [Curbed DC]
· The Pope Should Move to D.C.; Here's Where He Should Live [Curbed DC]