Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families


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. »

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... »


Delegates Confident Pope Will Come to Philly

Local leaders met with Pope Francis in Rome on Wednesday and say they're confident the Pope will visit Philadelphia next year based on the meeting. NBC10's Jim Rosenfield is in Rome with the latest. »


Philly Delegation Hopeful for Pope Visit

NBC10 was at the Vatican, as a delegation from Philadelphia met Pope Francis. They’re in Italy to convince the pope to come to Philadelphia for next year’s World Meeting of Families. NBC10’s Jim Rosenfield has »


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. »

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. »

Rome Street Scenes After Papal Visit

NBC10's Jim Rosenfield traveled to Rome to interview the Philadelphia delegation that visited with Pope Francis. managing editor Karen Araiza documented their journey in photos. »


Philly Leaders Meet Pope Francis

The Philadelphia papal delegation met Pope Francis while in Rome in hopes of persuading him to visit the city next year. If the pontiff comes there is plenty of planning needed. »

Follow Us in the Vatican

NBC10's Jim Rosenfield is traveling to Rome ahead of the City of Philadelphia's delegation that will meet with Pope Francis. He'll be blogging about the trip and his coverage of the team's efforts to... »

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.