Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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. »

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... »


Jersey Shore Looking to Pope's Visit for Filled Rentals

The World Meeting of Families is months away, but some Jersey Shore homeowners are already looking to cash in on the influx of visitors, all hoping to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. »

Pope Francis Urges Assistance for Nepal Quake Victims

Pope Francis has led prayers in St. Peter's Square for the dead and displaced from the massive earthquake in Nepal and surrounding areas. Francis called for assistance for the survivors during his weekly Sunday... »


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' iPad Fetches $30,500 at Auction

An Apple iPad which belonged to Pope Francis fetched $30,500 at auction on Tuesday, Reuters reported. »


Chaput to Ride With Pope in Popemobile

Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput revealed he'll be riding in the Popemobile with Pope Francis during the World Meeting of Families in Philly. »

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.