Preparing for the Pope

Preparing for the Pope

Philly Prepares to Host the 2015 World Meeting of Families

Pope: Marital Separation Sometimes "Necessary"

Pope Francis addressed damaging dynamics within families Wednesday, saying sometimes the separation of a husband and wife may be "inevitable" or "even morally necessary" to protect the "weaker spouse or small... »

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Delegation Hopes to Keep Philly in Forefront Post Papal Visit

Wednesday is a jam-packed day in Rome for the delegation. One of their goals is to make sure the spotlight stays on Philadelphia even after Pope Francis' visit in September. NBC10's Chris Cato is in Vatican City... »

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Preparing for the Pope: Philadelphia Delegation at the Vatican

Mayor Michael Nutter is in Rome where he is leading a special delegation in preparation for the World Meeting of Families. NBC10’s Chris Cato is there with more. »

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Philadelphia Heads to Rome to Finalize Plans for World Meeting, Pope Visit

NBC10's Chris Cato traveled with the Philadelphia delegation to Rome as plans continue to get underway for the World Meeting of Families. The event is expected to be held in Philadelphia this September. »

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What Does the World Know About Philly?

While in Rome, NBC10's Chris Cato asked people from around the world what they know about Philadelphia. »

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NBC10 @ Issue: Papal Visit Housing

There aren't enough hotel rooms available for everyone who wants to come to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis. So, organizers of the World Meeting of Families are encouraging local residents to open their... »

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Details of Pope's Philadelphia Visit Released in Rome

NBC10's Chris Cato is in Rome and had the chance to speak with Archbishop Charles Chaput to learn the latest on what to expect when Pope Francis visits Philadelphia in September. »

'Francis Fund' Working to Help Needy, Honor Visit

Advocates for the poor hope the pope's upcoming visit to Philadelphia will inspire people to follow his lead and help the needy. »

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Philly Delegation in Rome for WMOF Prep

Plans are being finalized this week in Rome as a Philadelphia delegation meets with the Pope one more time before his visit in September. NBC10's Chris Cato has updates from Rome. »

About Our Coverage
Join NBC10's Chris Cato as he reports on the progress of Philadelphia delegates and city leaders at the Vatican as they help finalize plans for a visit by Pope Francis to Philadelphia in September. The 2015 World Meeting of Families and two public appearances by the pope are expected to bring in 1.5 million visitors.