Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families


Street Teams, 'Knot Grotto' Help with Pope Prep

Street teams led by Mayor Nutter delivered hundreds of “Open in Philadelphia” kits to businesses across the city following the launch of the “I’ll Be There” campaign. Knot Grotto, a new Sculpture outside... »


Pope Home Renters Not Getting What They Want

Thousands of people are trying to make big bucks by renting their rooms or homes during the Pope's visit. NBC10's Drew Smith reports there are still thousands of vacancies just weeks before Pope Francis... »


Knotty Art Exhibit for Pope's Visit

People got a first look at an art installation inspired by "Mary Undoer of Knots." »


Center City Wawa Takes Advantage of Pope Week

It looks like Wawa does have Pope Francis fever. »

Beer Delivery by Drone During Pope’s Philly Visit?

An iconic bar is letting its patrons know that during the Pope’s time in Philadelphia, they will get you your favorite adult beverage whether it’s by land or air. »


Business Owners Worry About Papal Visit

Local business owners are worried that they won't be able to stay open due to road closures during the Papal visit. NBC10's Drew Smith reports city leaders are working to help businesses stay open. »

Philly's WMOF Hits Record Attendance

Philadelphia will play host to the largest World Meeting of Families [WMOF] conference to date this September. »


A Look at NJ Road Closures for Papal Visit

Traffic trouble for the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. Thursday we learned of road closures in Cherry Hill near the Woodcrest Train Station. NBC10’s Cydney Long reports. »


SEPTA Plea: We're Your Best Pope Option

With less than a third of the Papal Visit passes paid for, SEPTA jumps on the "I'll Be There" train, encouraging people to use mass transit during Pope Week — and they've made some helpful changes. »

About Our Coverage
NBC10's Jim Rosenfield was the first local reporter on the ground in Argentina. He traveled to the homeland of Pope Francis to report on the pope – or Fr. Jorge as friends still call him -- before he arrives in Philly. Through friends, fellow priests and everyday people who know Fr. Jorge, Jim’s stories reveal a man as complex in some ways as the country in which he was raised.

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