Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families


Archdiocesan Leaders React to Pope's Historic Announcement

NBC10's Matt Delucia talks to Gerald Davis from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary following Pope Francis' announcement confirming his attendance at the World Meeting of Families that will take place in Philadelphia... »

Tackling Practical Problems a Big Part of Philly's World Meeting

Tackling everyday issues like balancing a family’s budget and rebuilding broken relationships will be a major part of the programming for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year. »

Prayer, Image for World Meeting of Families Revealed

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia released the official prayer and image for the highly anticipated World Meeting of Families. »

Pope Francis Talks Philly Visit

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


Students Write Letters to The Pope

There are thousands of letters being sent to Pope Francis from kids hoping the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. »

Philly May Extend DROP Payments for Pope Visit

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter may give several retiring police officers the option of remaining on the force next year by extending their DROP payments. »

Philly Archbishop in Rome to Talk World Meeting

Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput Participated in a press conference in Rome Tuesday to discuss the World Meeting of Families, which is slotted to take place in Philadelphia next year. »

10 Questions: Chester County’s Michelangelo

On the verge of unveiling his masterpiece, Chester County artist Neilson Carlin sat down to discuss his faith, his art and what it means to have his latest painting displayed in Philadelphia’s Cathedral Basilica... »

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... »

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.