World Meeting Of Families Gets Underway At Pa. Convention CenterTuesday marked the first day of the conference that has brought thousands of people from all over the globe into the city.
Part Of Pa. Convention Center Transformed Into Church For WMOF MassToday is the start of World Meeting of Families Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Daily Mass will be held on each of the four days in halls "D" and "E" which have been transformed into a church.
Philadelphia Prepares To Take World Stage With WMOF, Papal VisitThe largest Roman Catholic religious convention of its kind convenes on Tuesday at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with more than 17,000 people from countries around the globe registered to take part.
Preparations In Gear At Pa. Convention Center Ahead Of World Meeting Of Families ConferenceProgress is being made at the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the World Meeting of Families conference starting on Tuesday.
Part Of Pa. Convention Center Transformed Into Media Center For Coverage Of Papal VisitApproximately 5,000 journalists are credentialed for the World Meeting of Families conference and papal visit. A giant media room to accommodate members of the press has been set up inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Knights Of Columbus Steps Up Efforts To Aid Persecuted Christians In Middle EastResponding to the call of Pope Francis, the Knights of Columbus meeting in Philadelphia is ramping up fundraising efforts to help persecuted minorities in the Middle East.
106th Annual NAACP Convention Opened In Philadelphia With Ribbon CuttingOfficials cut the ribbon, officially opening this year's convention. NAACP president Cornell William Brooks is excited about the events that will take place over the next four days.
President Obama And Thousands Of Visitors Expected At NAACP ConventionThe 106th annual convention is expected to unite thousands of activists on the issues of Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Opportunity, Health Equity and Education Equality.
PA Convention Center Provides Nursing Room For MomsIt's called a portable Nursing suite and measures about 8-by-8 feet square, and is enough room to nurse a baby comfortable or use breast pumps discreetly.
Philadelphia To Host NAACP Convention Diversity Career Fair In JulyPhiladelphia’s largest employment event will be held on July 14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Local Education Advocacy Group Marks 25 Years of College-Bound Success StoriesThe "Sponsor-a-Scholar" program of Philadelphia Futures provides mentoring and money to low-income, first-generation-to-college students.
Convention Center Files Organized-Crime Lawsuit Against Carpenters' Union The Pennsylvania Convention Center, in center city, is taking a new tack in its battle with the carpenters' union, which has been locked out of the facility since May 2014.