Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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. »

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. »

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 Delegation Returns From Vatican

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter return from a trip to the Vatican. »


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... »

Attracting Young Catholics: There's an App for That

Pope Francis' modern ways are bringing the younger generation back to the church, say Villanova students interning in Rome »


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. »

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.