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.
Report Commissioned By Housing & Community Development Network Tracks Economic Impact Of Projects Launched In NJ
The report examines more than two decades of data and finds the non-profit development groups and the projects they supported had a $12 billion dollar impact on communities throughout New Jersey.
Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Appeals To Community To Get Behind One Of The Largest Fundraising Campaigns Of The Year
A packet in the mail and homilies preached during Masses the second weekend of February will appeal to families in the archdiocese to get behind the largest fundraising effort of the year.
Road crews had the highways and suburban streets in good shape by early Saturday morning, but for many, the task of getting the snow that fell in the western suburbs off the sidewalks and driveways was a greater challenge.
It now appears that Philadelphia will be the final stop in a three-city US that will take the pope first to Washington, DC and New York City.
A veteran Vatican watcher based in our area says people shouldn’t be surprised by the 20 men Pope Francis picked over the weekend to be elevated next month.
For the 24th consecutive year, fireworks will herald the arrival of the new year along the Delaware waterfront. A 6pm show will also be offered again this year.