Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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Top Vatican Official Postpones WMOF Planning Trip

A top Vatican leader overseeing the World Meeting of Families won’t visit Philadelphia this week as originally planned. »

Vatican Offers Olive Branch to Nuns

An unprecedented Vatican investigation of U.S. women's religious orders that alarmed Roman Catholic sisters when the inquiry began years ago ended Tuesday with a report signaling a softer approach under... »

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Philly-Area Families Asked to Host Visitors for Pope's Trip

Residents in the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year. »

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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. »

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Replacing Bridges Won't Interfere with Pope Visit

A major construction project will begin on Vine Street next year. Officials are hoping one major bridge will be replaced before the pope comes to town. »

Charles Barkley Would Pay to Meet Pope Francis in Philly

You probably heard Sir Charles' comments about the Ferguson grand jury decision, but did you catch his thoughts on Pope Francis' visiting Philly? »

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Official Hymn for World Meeting of Families

The official hymn for the highly anticipated World Meeting of Families made its debut Sunday night. NBC10's Cydney Long has the details. »

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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... »

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.