Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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Rumors of Pope Visiting More than Just Philly

Philadelphia is preparing for Pope Francis' 2015 visit. NBC10's Lu Ann Cahn spoke to Archbishop Chaput about the big event. »

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Local Parishes Ask Families to House Visitors While Pope Is in Philly

More than 1 million people are expected in the Philadelphia area for Pope Francis' visit during the World Meeting of Families next year. Center City and suburban hotels cannot accommodate everyone, so local... »

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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Protecting the Pope on American Soil

NBC10's Terry Ruggles recounts some of the security efforts put into place when Pope John Paul II visited Philadelphia in 1979. Watch more from Terry: Best Memory | Humble Moment | Politics & Money »

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Philadelphia Archbishop to Talk Pope Plans

Archbishop Charles Chaput is back in Philadelphia Monday and expected to talk about next year's papal visit during the World Meeting of Families. »

Popes in America: 50 Years of Papal Visits to the U.S.

Pope Francis will make his first visit to the United States in September 2015 to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. »

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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... »

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.