A lawyer representing a Bucks County artist who painted the official portrait of Pope Francis to mark his Philadelphia visit has opened talks with the international photo service.
If you can’t get enough of Pope Francis when he comes to Philadelphia in about a month, you could get a chance to see him in Washington first.
“As the process developed, so did the design,” says Anthony Newman.
Some local hotels still have rooms available for visitors who want to come to town during the Papal visit.
It’s a busy weekend, but not unusually busy, according to an American Airlines spokesperson.
The issue: where to put all the cars.
After some trouble with their VW bus, Noel Zemborian, her husband Alfredo Walker, and their four kids, ages 2 through 12, rolled into Mexico, and are now about 350 miles from the Texas border.
Law enforcement on both sides of the River conducted the drills in the shadow of Philadelphia International Airport,
The choir, which is made up of about 40 seminarians, is planning on singing at least two songs to Pope Francis when he arrives at Saint Charles, the place where he’ll be staying while he’s in town.
It’s called a Bishop’s throne. It’s nearly six-feet tall and made with wood from the American Walnut tree.
The Papal Visit Playbook has been released, but if you are looking for new information, it’s pretty thin.
John Allen is an Associate Editor for the Boston Globe and author of the book “The Francis Miracle.” He’s also an editor and writer for the newspaper’s on-line publication ‘Crux’, chronicling activities of the Vatican and the Catholic church.
World Meeting of Families Executive Director Donna Farrell says the “playbook” has been in the works for many weeks and she hopes it will answer any questions residents may have.
As the Papal visit gets ever closer, more and more people are heading to local stores and gift shops for Pope-related items.
6 weeks before the pope’s visit, nearly 8,000 had already passed criminal and employment background checks.