Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

10 Questions With WMOF's Content Director

Renowned Theologian and Assistant Professor of Pastoral and Theological Studies at Neumann University Mary Beth Yount has been named the director of content and programming for the 2015 World Meeting of... »


Vatican Official Continues Philly Tour

Archbishop Vicenzo Paglia will visit with local students Wednesday as Philly preps for the World Meeting of Families. »

Local Bishop Honored by Role in Sainthood Mass

Bishop John J. McIntyre is preparing to concelebrate the canonization Mass for Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII. »

Paying for the Pope's Visit to Philly

As organizers make their first big pitch for funds, one small business leader considers the benefit, and the cost. »

Chaput "Personally Convinced" the Pope Is Coming

Vatican officials toured Philadelphia on Tuesday ahead of a major Roman Catholic gathering that the city's archbishop believes will include an appearance by the pope. »

Vatican Leader Sparks Spontaneous Performance

A bathroom break in the center of Philly’s historic district placed a group of college students in the path of a moment that may get tucked nicely into their own personal histories. »

Vatican Official Announces World Meeting of Families Theme

A high-ranking Vatican official is in Philadelphia to discuss plans for the World Meeting of Families conference that is expected to bring Pope Francis to the city next fall. »

Spoofing the Mayor's Pope Trip

Philly councilman mocks the mayor's trip to Rome with a little South Philly flair. »


"Please Take Our Call!"

If the Pope visits Philly next year, both the crowd and the cost will be huge. Organizers for the 2015 World Meeting of Families make their first big fundraising pitch to raise the money needed. NBC10's Matt... »

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.