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Pope Francis

Stigall Show Log 4.16.14

Chris celebrates Wawa’s 50th anniversary and discusses a man arrested for jogging naked on the Main Line. He talks to former Wawa CEO Howard Stoeckel and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–7 hours ago

Gov. Tom Corbett, Archbishop Charles Chaput and Mayor Michael Nutter make a pitch for money and volunteers from business and community leaders during an event at Union League. (credit: Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia’s Papal Pitch Team Makes Plea To Business And Civic Leaders

Some 150 business and community leaders were invited to breakfast Tuesday at the Union League by Philadelphia’s papal pitch team — and they were asked to step up and do their part for a possible September 2015 visit by Pope Francis to the city.

04/15/2014

Pope Francis I (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Group Advocating For Church Sex Abuse Victims Skeptical With Pope’s Forgiveness Plea

Pope Francis has reached out to the victims of sex abuse at the hands of Catholic priests, but a group that works on behalf of the victims is not impressed.

04/11/2014

(Mayor Nutter displayed some of the papal gifts presented to the Philadelphia delegation during their recent visit to the Vatican.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says Rome Trip Gives Him Optimism About Papal Visit to Philadelphia

Speaking to reporters at City Hall upon his return, Mayor Nutter said he has no doubt that the trip he made to Rome with Archbishop Chaput and Gov. Corbett sent a clear message of their desire that the pope visit the region next year.

03/28/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: President Obama Visits With Pope Francis One Day After Pa. Delegation

The private discussion, over a wooden desk in the papal library, scheduled for a half hour stretched to 52 minutes.

03/27/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: CBS 3 Travels With Philadelphia Delegation To Rome

Follow CBS 3′s Pat Ciarrocchi as she travels with the Philadelphia delegation and reports from Rome, Italy!

03/26/2014

The crowd at St. Peter's Square. (credit: Pat Ciarrocchi)

Visit To The Vatican: Pennsylvania Delegation Speaks With Pope Francis

Although a private meeting with Pope Francis was canceled, a delegation from Pennsylvania had the chance to speak with the Pontiff in Rome Wednesday morning.

03/26/2014

(Gov. and Mrs. Corbett meet Pope Francis in Rome.  Credit: CBS-3)

Corbett, Nutter Express Delight Over Abbreviated Meeting With Pope Francis

“We got a lot of very good smiles from him,” Corbett said afterward. “His English is much better, probably, than my Spanish. But he likes Philadelphia. He smiled about Philadelphia.”

03/26/2014

Mayor Nutter gives Archbishop Paglia a Liberty Bell and calls Philadelphia City of Hope built on families. (photo by Pat Ciarrocchi)

Visit To The Vatican: Planning for 2015 World Meeting of Families Continues at the Vatican

The planning for next year’s World Meeting of Families continues at the Vatican.

03/25/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.25.14

Chris analyzes media coverage of the conclusion to the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, the role of lobbyists giving gifts to politicians, and President Obama’s omission from a list of great world leaders. He also talks to CBS 3′s Pat Ciarrocchi who is covering Philadelphia’s delegation to Rome, hoping to get Pope Francis to Philadelphia.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/25/2014

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Visit To The Vatican: Delegation to Discuss Plans for 2015 Gathering, Request Pope Francis Visit

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are at the Vatican to discuss plans for next year’s World Meeting of Families right here in Philadelphia.

03/24/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.24.14

Chris gives his take on the Corbett Administration’s response to Kathleen Kane, District Attorney Seth Williams’ Daily News editorial, and Michael Nutter’s appearance on Meet the Press. He talks to Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg and Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/24/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter, Governor Tom Corbett, and Archbishop Charles Chaput, discussing their upcoming trip to the Vatican.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia’s Ability To Host Major Events

Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.

03/18/2014

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Pope Francis’ First Year At The Vatican

Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit who had been ready to retire as Archbishop of Buenos Aires in Argentina, was chosen and some say transformed.

03/13/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.13.14

Chris discusses the latest revelations from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Dottie Sandusky’s appearance on the Today Show, and a sex tape with Johnny Carson. He talks to Jay Paterno about his run for Lt. Governor, Ashley McGuire from the Catholic Association, and Leo Knepper from the Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/13/2014

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