Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

Pope Francis Talks Philly Visit

The Pope himself said he is likely coming to the City of Brotherly Love. »

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 Leader Wowed by Philly's History

The Vatican's man in charge of the World Meeting of Families, Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, tours Philly in preparation for next year's event. Pope Francis is expected to attend and say mass. »

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. »

Pope Francis Coming to Philly: Chaput

Philadelphia's Catholic archbishop says Pope Francis told him he's coming to the city next year for the World Meeting of Families conference. But Vatican and Archdiocesan officials say they won't confirm the... »

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. »

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.