Nutter Cites Success Of 'Made In America' As Proof City Is Prepared For Papal VisitMayor Michael Nutter has declared the Made in America concert a success, indicating that it bodes well for managing the visit of Pope Francis in the same venue at the end of the month.
Pilgrims From Vietnam Coming In Big Numbers To See Pope, Take Part In WMOF In PhiladelphiaThose planning for the pope's two-day visit were stunned to learn recently that many pilgrims from the Southeast Asian nation already have made arrangements to make the trip.
Two-Day Visit Of Pope Francis To Philadelphia Has Twofold PurposeWhen Pope Francis comes to Philadelphia for two days at the end of September his pastoral mission will have a dual purpose.
Nervous, But Optimistic: Chaput Confident In City Planning Efforts Ahead Of Pope's Visit"I think we have an extraordinary group of people organizing this," says Chaput.
Fundraising Efforts Escalate Ahead Of Pope's Visit To PhiladelphiaSo far, corporate and community fundraising has netted more than $30 million of the $45 million goal.
Ukrainian Archbishop Pitches Vatican For Papal Stop During Pope's Visit To PhiladelphiaThe archbishop of the Ukrainian Catholic Church based in Philadelphia says he's reached out to the Vatican directly, asking Pope Francis to put his cathedral on the list of stops the pope plans to make when he visits in September.
Jewish Community Invites Pope To Help Observe Historic Event During Philly VisitThe 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.
Thinking Of Becoming A Temporary Landlord For The Pope's Visit To Philly? Here Are Some Things You Should Know FirstMany people are thinking of making some quick money during the Papal visit in September by renting their home or a room, and KYW's John McDevitt spoke with a local expert on advice for temporary landlords.
Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Continues Push For Alternative Housing During Papal VisitThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia says there is an urgent need for the public's help and it's asking for Catholics and the generous to rent a room or property at a reasonable fee to visitors of the World Meeting of Families.
"Official" Label Removed From Chadds Ford Couple's Papal Shirt WebsiteA suburban couple is raising money for charity by selling Pope Francis T-shirts in advance of his Philadelphia visit this fall. But they don't exactly have the blessing of the Archdiocese.
Catholic Officials Bless New Atrium At National Shrine Of St. John Neumann, Hope For Special Visit From PopeThe National Shrine of St. John Neumann in North Philadelphia is praying for a short visit from Pope Francis during his visit to the city for September's World Meeting of Families.
Philadelphia Culture, Nightlife In Spotlight For Papal VisitOrganizers of the World Meeting of Families are actively working with local tourism groups to come up with a "nightlife" for the thousands who will be visiting Philadelphia.