Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

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1979 Pope Visit: My Most Humble Moment

NBC10 veteran reporter Terry Ruggles covered the last papal visit in 1979 when Pope John Paul II came to Philadelphia. Here he talks to Renee Chenault-Fattah about the moment in the visit that was most humbling.... »

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Philadelphia Prepares for the Pope's Visit

NBC10's Tracy Davidson talks to Donna Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, about plans and preparations following Pope Francis' announcement confirming his visit to... »

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Pope's Visit to Philly No Longer a Secret

First lady of Pennsylvania, Susan Corbett, shares the moment Pope Francis told Gov. Tom Corbett he would be coming to Philadelphia back in March. Since then the Philadelphia Delegation were sworn to secrecy... »

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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. »

50 Years of Papal Visits to the United States

Pope Francis is scheduled to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia 50 years after Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit to the United States. »

Pope Francis Announces Philly Visit

The Pope officially announced Monday he plans to attend the highly-anticipated World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year. »

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Anticipating the Pope

President of the World Meeting of Families Robert Ciaruffoli shares the thoughts of Archishop Charles Chaput who was over in Rome with Pope Francis made the historic announcement confirming his visit to... »

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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... »

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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. »

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.