World Meeting of Families
Middletown Township, Bucks County has declared a state of emergency for the weekend of the Pope’s visit, according to police.
City resident Adam Grutzmacher is a member of the St. Patrick’s Parish in Philadelphia, and is planning to head to the shore or hunker down with his family in his condo for the Pope visit.
The president of the World Meeting of Families spoke to the Bucks County Chamber of Commerce Wednesday with just two months left until the huge event he’s in charge of.
Whitemarsh Township Police expect 10,000 people to catch trains from the Fort Washington SEPTA train station on both days of the Pope’s visit.
Your smartphone can now be your new guide to the upcoming visit of Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families events in Philadelphia.
Mayor Nutter is voicing frustration over facing repeated questions about fences that will be put up in Center City for the Pope’s visit.
Project Home’s Will O’Brien says up to 150 people a night stay out on the Ben Franklin Parkway during warmer weather.
The deadline for online purchases is Sept 1.
Originally scheduled for this week, now SEPTA will begin selling $10 Regional Rail tickets for the Pope’s visit on Monday July 20 at 9 a.m. online only.
Ed Rendell addressed a series of political topics on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT with Rich Zeoli.
Some patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia did their part to help the city get ready to welcome Pope Francis in September. They helped paint panels of a mural that will commemorate the pontiff’s visit.
The site features more than 200 items, including the plush Pope doll and a Pope Francis bobblehead.
With Independence Hall as a backdrop, the pontiff is expected to reach out to the anticipated 30,000-50,000 spectators to talk about immigration issues.
The Vatican has just released the schedule of events for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States.
There’s still a lot we don’t know about the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. For one, how far in advance the city will be in near ‘lockdown’ mode as security measures take effect.