Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

Papal Visit Gear: T-Shirts, Shot Glasses and... Thongs?

Check out all of the unofficial Pope Francis gear you can buy to prepare for his visit in September. »


Pregnant Women Fear Transportation Trouble During Papal Visit

There is a growing concern about how people will move around inside the city during the papal visit. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter says he's hearing from pregnant women about how they will get to local... »

City Officials on Pope Plan: Details Coming in 2 Weeks

Frustration is high as information remains scarce around the papal visit, but soon that will begin to change. »


Local Businesses Planning for Pope's Visit

Local businesses are worried how they will operate during the visit of the Pope Francis. NBC10 Deanna Durante reports how one local owner is preparing for the visit. »

Airport, Hotel Employees Undergoing Special Training for Pope Francis

Two organizations have partnered with a local marketing and communications firm to provide special training sessions for thousands of hospitality employees in preparation for Pope Francis' visit. »


SEPTA Uses Lottery for Pope Pass Sales

SEPTA announced Tuesday afternoon their plan to resume online-only sales of one-day Regional Rail passes for Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia after sales came to a screeching halt more than a week ago due to... »


City Officials Still Mum on Pope Visit Transportation Plans

Two months before Pope Francis visits Philadelphia, city officials are still mum on plans for getting around while he's in town. »


Local Shops Plan for the Papal Visit

We are less than 60 days away from the Pope's visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. NBC10's Deanna Durante reports local shops are prepping for his visit. »

What We Know About the Papal Visit

In just over two months, Pope Francis will be on his way to Philadelphia for the first Papal visit to the city since 1979 and the city expects to entertain over a million guests during the Pontiff's two-day... »

About Our Coverage
Join NBC10's Jim Rosenfield for an exclusive series of reports from the homeland of Pope Francis. Jim traveled to Buenos Aires, Argentina 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.

Watch NBC10's THE PEOPLE'S POPE at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4.