John Allen

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - NOVEMBER 19:  Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives in St. Peter's Square for his weekly audience  on November 19, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. During his speech Pontiff appealed for peace in the Middle East.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

New Book Chronicles The Impact Of The Election Of Pope Francis

Now a veteran international journalist who covers the papacy is enjoying success with his new book, The Francis Miracle, chronicling the impact of the election of Francis.


Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics.  (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

As Philly Visit Looms, Church Marks 2nd Anniversary Of Election Of Pope Francis

Today the Pope marks the second anniversary of his election as leader of the world’s of more than one-billion Roman Catholics.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/13/2015


Exclusive: Philadelphia’s New Archbishop Speaks Candidly About His Goals

This week the Philadelphia archdiocese will stand at a crossroads of leadership. Charles Chaput is to be installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.


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Busy Golf Week

Today brings round two of the PGA Professional National Championship at Hershey Country Club.  Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Bill Sautter had the best start of the locals with a 69, four shots off the day’s low […]



Better Contact (or, No Scoops For You!)

Here’s my favorite question to ask the PGA Professionals in this area, especially the ones who do a lot of teaching:   Put aside the quest for the picture-perfect swing, and tell me the most important […]