Pat Ciarrocchi

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 14:  Pope Francis waves to engaged couples from all over the world gathered today, on the feast of St. Valentine, in St. Peter's Square February 14, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. During the event, organised by the Pontifical Council for the Family, Pope Francis emphasised that living together is 'an art, a patient, beautiful and fascinating journey' which can be summarized in three words: please, thank you and sorry. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Inside Line On The Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia

As we get closer to the pope arriving in Philadelphia, more details of “the rules to access the visit” are emerging.


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Inside The Papal Visit

Pope Francis arrives in Philadelphia 62 days from today. His itinerary is public, but there is more for you to know to prepare.


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Prison Ministry Brings Hope To Women In Local Correctional Facility

The cry of heavenly gratitude came from an older female in custody at Philadelphia’s Riverside Correctional Facility.


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Nuns Frightened When High Winds Tear Roof Off Of Convent In Gloucester County

They were making a little dinner when the heavens opened up and the winds began to swirl.


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Fire Chief Meets Woman He Discovered In Center City Building Collapse

On this second anniversary of the collapse of the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 22nd and Market, a miracle survivor met her rescuer.


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Love The Arts In Philadelphia

Joel Gibbs, our Arts Contributor, was here to speak with Pat about upcoming events in the city.


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NJ Volunteers Robbed At Gunpoint, Tied Up During Service Mission In Haiti

A group went to Haiti to help, but ended up needing help themselves.


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Philadelphia Orchestra To Present “Bernstein’s MASS” For The First Time In Its Entirety

Yannick, the dynamic Maestro of the Philadelphia Orchestra, is daring himself in bringing to life a long held dream.


Cezanne sketches on display at the Barnes Foundation. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Cézanne Uncovered’ Opens At The Barnes On Friday

For art lovers, Friday is a big day at the Barnes Foundation.


Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Third Year Of Pope Francis’ Papacy Could Be Pivotal For The Church

“Rock Star Status.” That’s not the way Vatican analysts usually describe a Pope. But after two years of a Pope Francis papacy, “Rock Star” seems to be part of his early legacy.


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Center For Emotional Fitness

Dr. Leon Rosenberg spoke with Pat Ciarrocchi about his plan to fight stress and sadness during the holiday season.


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Dom’s Feast Of The Seven Fishes

Monday, December 15, Dom Giordano of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT will host a night of food, politics and celebrity guests all for a good cause.


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Please Touch Museum

Hess is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hess Toy Truck with a first-ever Mobile Museum visiting Please Touch Museum on November 22 and 23!


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Cast Of ‘Newsies’ Inspires Future Performers At Philadelphia School

Broadway came to the Philadelphia Performing Arts Charter School on Wednesday.


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Pope: ‘God Is Not A Magician’

The words came in an address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, where the Pope told the group at the Vatican that there was no contradiction between believing in God, as well as the Big Bang Theory for the expansion of the Universe.