Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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Pope Francis Demands Equal Pay for Women

Pope Francis has added his voice to the feminist anthem of equal pay for equal work, saying it's "scandalous" that women earn less than men for doing the same job, The Associated Press reported. »

Pope Francis to Celebrate Outdoor Mass at Catholic U.

Pope Francis will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Catholic University of America when he visits Washington in September. The Archdiocese of Washington says the pope will celebrate Mass on Sept. »

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Pope Will Visit Cuba En Route to U.S.

The Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Cuba before arriving in the United States in the last week of September. The Vatican spokesman, Rev. Federico Lombardi, confirmed the Cuba leg to reporters Wednesday. »

Pope OKs Resignation of Convicted U.S. Bishop

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser, answering demands of victims to crackdown on bishops who covered up... »

Pope Francis to Celebrate Outdoor Mass at Catholic U.

Pope Francis will celebrate an outdoor Mass at the Catholic University of America when he visits Washington in September. The Archdiocese of Washington says the pope will celebrate Mass on Sept. »

Your Chance to Volunteer for Papal Visit

World Meeting of Families leaders made a major announcement Monday for people looking to volunteer during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia later this year. »

Pope Francis Appoints Harrisburg Pastor as Pa. Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed the top canon lawyer in the Harrisburg diocese to be the new bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Greensburg in western Pennsylvania. »

Philly's Vietnamese Community Eagerly Await Pope

Ly Nguyen and his family knew little about Philadelphia when they moved here from Vietnam more than 20 years ago, but they knew where to turn for help -- the Roman Catholic Church. »

Vatican Unexpectedly Ends Overhaul of Nun Group

The Vatican has announced the unexpected conclusion of a controversial overhaul of the main umbrella group of U.S. nuns — a major shift in tone and treatment of American nuns under the social justice-minded Pope... »

About Our Coverage
Join NBC10's Jim Rosenfield as he reports on the progress of Philadelphia delegates in their effort to prepare for what could be the biggest event the city has ever hosted. The 2015 World Meeting of Families is expected to include a visit by Pope Francis.