Parishioners and priests of St. Peter the Apostle church in North Philadelphia believe Pope Francis might briefly stop by to honor America’s first saint when he visits Philadelphia in September.
The Deputy Consul General of Israel based in Philadelphia dissected Tuesday’s rough-and-tumble election in his home country and the contrast of the democratic process for students at Girard College on Wednesday.
“(Philadelphians) have an extremely low opinion of the performance of the public school system, and … they favor replacement of the School Reform Commission with an elected school board,” says a spokesman for the Pew Charitable Trusts.
The archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church based in Philadelphia says he’s reached out to the Vatican directly, asking Pope Francis to put his cathedral on the list of stops the pope plans to make when he visits in September.
Today the Pope marks the second anniversary of his election as leader of the world’s of more than one-billion Roman Catholics.
The head of the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia organization says the federal government has declared the visit by Pope Francis and activities leading up to his arrival a “national security special event.”
When Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia this September for the World Meeting of Families a high-level member of his advance team says a visit to the symbol of the nation’s liberty will be on his agenda.
Once it came, the snow began piling up quickly, making for a challenging morning commute.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia says Pope Francis has been invited to take part in a September 27 program at the Institute for Jewish-Catholic Relations at St. Joseph’s University.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday afternoon for sprucing up Stinger Square Park in Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry neighborhood.
The New Castle County police department is turning to youngsters in the community to help name a new horse in the mounted patrol.
Even though President’s Day is a state holiday, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation managers were on the job, planning their ground strategy to handle the approaching snowstorm.
Despite the frigid weather conditions, about 75 people, led by Union cavalry reënactors, marched from Broad Street to Independence Hall.
Officials say the dog killed the raccoon in a yard in Haddon Township last Tuesday, February 3rd.
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