Pope Visits Greek Island Of Lesbos, Takes 3 Families Back To VaticanPope Francis traveled to the Greek island of Lesbos on Saturday to meet with migrants and refugees fleeing war and violence in the Middle East and North Africa -- and took 12 of them back to the Vatican aboard the papal plane, the Holy See Press Office said.
Pope Francis Gains 100,000 Instagram Followers In First HourPope Francis' new account was christened on Saturday with a photo of him kneeling in prayer. The accompanying message said "pray for me" in 9 languages. It was not a selfie.
News, Politics and Entertainment with The Chris Stigall Show | October 2Chris discussed the changing path of Hurricane Joaquin, the mass shooting yesterday in Oregon, and a girl who recorded a bear eating her kayak. He talked with Chris Butler on Finance Friday about tax structures at 7:00, Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke about the end of a disappointing season at 7:20, and CSN Philly's Ray Didinger to preview the Eagles game against Washington at 8:00.
Vatican Sending Some Notable Items to Philadelphia Ahead of Pope's VisitThe exhibit, called "Vatican Splendors," will be on display at the Franklin Institute starting September 19th.
Stigall Show Log 12.23.14 (Jeff Bolton)
Pilgrims From Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Head To Rome For Canonization Of Two Former Popes50 people are part of a special pilgrimage traveling to the Vatican to take part in the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII next Sunday.
Cardinals Prepare For ConclaveThe smoke watch is just about to begin in Rome as the cardinals prepare to go behind closed doors of the Sistine chapel on Tuesday .
What's Cooking on 1060: Watermelons, Wine, and a Former Vatican ChefOn tap this week: National Watermelon Day, the Reisling Smackdown, and the Pope's favorite foods.