Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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It's Official: Pope Francis to Come to Philly Next Year

The Pope officially announced Monday he plans to attend the highly-anticipated World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year. »

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Attending the World Meeting of Families Won't Be Cheap

Those hoping to take part in next year's worldwide Catholic conference on families being held in Philadelphia can now register for the event, but attendance is not going to be cheap. »

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1979 Pope Visit: My Most Humble Moment

NBC10 veteran reporter Terry Ruggles covered the last papal visit in 1979 when Pope John Paul II came to Philadelphia. Here he talks to Renee Chenault-Fattah about the moment in the visit that was most humbling.... »

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Philadelphia Prepares for the Pope's Visit

NBC10's Tracy Davidson talks to Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, about plans and preparations following Pope Francis' announcement confirming his visit to... »

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1979 Papal Visit: Best Memory for Me

NBC10 veteran reporter Terry Ruggles talks about the "breathtaking" moment he experienced when Pope John Paul II visited Philadelphia in 1979. Watch more from Terry: Humble Moment | Intense Security... »

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Looking Back on the First Papal Visit in 1979

NBC10's Renee Chenault-Fattah sat down with former NBC10 anchor and reporter Terry Ruggles to hear about his coverage of the first papal visit to Philadelphia in 1979. Ruggles shares insight into the differences... »

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Papal Visits: Then & Now

When it comes to money, politics and a papal visit, NBC10's Terry Ruggles says there are key differences between the 1979 trip by Pope John Paul the II and the upcoming World Meeting of Families trip by... »

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50 Years of Papal Visits to the United States

Pope Francis is scheduled to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia 50 years after Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit to the United States. »

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Pope Francis Announces Philly Visit

The Pope officially announced Monday he plans to attend the highly-anticipated World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year. »

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.