Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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"Please Take Our Call!"

If the Pope visits Philly next year, both the crowd and the cost will be huge. Organizers for the 2015 World Meeting of Families make their first big fundraising pitch to raise the money needed. NBC10's Matt... »

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Preparing for the Pope: 'Did That Really Just Happen?'

NBC10 anchor Jim Rosenfield offers his debrief of a whirlwind trip to Rome as local leaders work to persuade Pope Francis to visit Philly. »

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Philly Prepares for Visit From Vatican Official

Philadelphia officials are preparing for a visit from a top Vatican official as they continue to try and convince the pope to visit next year. NBC10's Matt DeLucia has the details. »

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Obama Tells Pope Francis He Is a "Great Admirer"

President Barack Obama pronounced himself a fan during a historic first meeting with Pope Francis on Thursday. "It is a great honor. I'm a great admirer," Obama said after a slow procession through the hallways... »

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Philly Life Inspires Mayor of Rome

Mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino, a former Philadelphia surgeon, says that his life in Philly has inspired his work as the mayor of Italy's capital. »

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Nutter Talks Pope Meeting

The invitation to Pope Francis to come to Philadelphia was extended, in person, Wednesday morning by Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and other Philly delegates, including Gov. Tom Corbett. »

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Philly's Pope Team: 18 Months to Prepare

They've met Pope Francis and now the clock is ticking to plan for his, expected, visit. »

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Nutter Returns from Rome

NBC10's Harry Hairston caught up with Mayor Michael Nutter at the airport fresh from his flight home from meeting the Pope in Rome. »

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Meet the Pope Day in St. Peter's Square

Images from St. Peter's Square on the day that Philadelphia leaders met Pope Francis face-to-face and invited him to visit Philly next year during the 2015 World Meeting of Families. »

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.