Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

10K Volunteers Needed for Pope's Visit to Philly

With the World Meeting of Families coming to Philadelphia, and all of the hype that surrounds Pope Francis' visit in September, there is certainly a lot of planning left to be done. One major voice is asking for... »

Family Plans 11K-Mile Trip to See Pope in Philly

An Argentine couple and their four children are busy preparing for a trip to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in September. »


Businesses Prepare for the Pope

Just over 6 months to go until the World Meeting of Families and the arrival of Pope Francis to our area! NBC10's Deanna Durante is in Doylestown with the latest venues hoping the Pope will stop by. »

Vatican Official to Unveil Special Milkshake for Pope's Visit

A Catholic archbishop in charge of organizing Pope Francis' September visit to Philadelphia is spending Monday in the city and will help to unveil a special milkshake hoped to raise cash for the World Meeting of... »

Student Loans Delay, Deter Dreams of Becoming a Nun

Student loan debt is presenting a growing challenge facing the United States’ nun population, which has declined steadily over the past 50 years. Eighty-five percent of applicants to congregations affiliated... »

Pope Francis to Visit United Nations, Address General Assembly

The United Nations announces Pope Francis' address to the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 25 — before he comes to Philly. »


Committee Chairs Named Ahead of Pope's September Visit

Organizers of The World Meeting of Families announced the Chairs and Vice-Chairs of 15 different planning committees for the big event that will welcome Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September. »


Milkshake Picked for Pope's Philly Visit

The Vatican has given its blessing to a shortbread milkshake. »


Bucks County Hotels Nearly 90% Booked for Pope's Visit

Hotel rooms are selling out fast in Bucks County, where nearly 90 percent of the rooms are already booked for the weekend of Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia. »

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.