Pope Francis in Philly

Pope Francis in Philly

Look Back at the Pontiff's Historic Visit

Pope Visits Vatican's New Homeless Shelter

Pope Francis has paid a visit to the Vatican's new homeless shelter. Francis slipped out of the Vatican gates Thursday evening to greet the 30 or so men who have taken up residence at the shelter a few... »

Pope Begs Forgiveness for 'Scandals' Hitting Rome, Vatican

Pope Francis asked forgiveness Wednesday for recent scandals that have rocked Rome and the Vatican, showing again he doesn't much care about making waves if it's for the sake of reassuring his flock. Francis... »


'Angelic' Singer Bobby Hill's Life Anything But Normal

The city of Philadelphia has been getting back to normal since Pope Francis left on Sunday but things will never be the same for 14-year-old Bobby Hill with the angelic voice who sang at the World Meeting... »


Philly 'Open Streets' Petition for Summer 2016

A group called Open Streets Philadelphia has started an online petition to ban cars from some Philadelphia streets over the course of the three weekends next summer. »


Family of Boy Blessed by Pope Receives Nearly $100K in Support

The family of a suburban Philadelphia boy with cerebral palsy, famously blessed by Pope Francis upon his arrival to the City of Brotherly Love, has received nearly $100,000 in support through crowdfunding. The... »


[PBJ] Fewer Hotel Occupants Papal Weekend, but Revenue Up

The results are in: Philadelphia hotels were nearly occupied during the papal weekend, and overall revenue was high despite lower-than-expected occupancy. »


The Effect of the Papal Visit

Temple's Fox Business School of Business and School of Tourism is holding a panel Tuesday to discuss the long-term effects of the World Meeting of Families and Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia. »


Pope Visit Bad for Business: City Controller

A new report all but confirms what restaurants and retailers have been saying: The papal weekend was bad for business. »

Kim Davis, Pope Had Private Meeting in D.C.

Attorneys for Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis said Tuesday that she had a secret meeting with Pope Francis during his historic trip to America — and he supposedly told the defiant county clerk to "stay strong,"... »

About Our Coverage
NBC10's Jim Rosenfield was the first local reporter on the ground in Argentina. He traveled to the homeland of Pope Francis to report on the pope – or Fr. Jorge as friends still call him -- before he arrives in Philly. Through friends, fellow priests and everyday people who know Fr. Jorge, Jim’s stories reveal a man as complex in some ways as the country in which he was raised.

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