Pope Francis Announces Visit To Philadelphia For World Meeting Of FamiliesIn an remarks offered Monday morning from the Vatican, Pope Francis formally announced his intention to attend the World Meeting of families in Philadelphia in September.
Online Registration Officially Opens For World Meeting Of Families In PhiladelphiaSignificant progress has been made in finalizing some of the plans for the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families planned for Philadelphia in September 2015.
Area Catholics React To Vatican's Synod A two-week meeting of Catholic bishops at the Vatican is over and new language on the Church's view of gays and other issues has been rejected. Now, area Catholics are reacting to the outcome.
Pope Francis' Trip To West Bank May Send Signal To Israeli LeadersPope Francis is giving a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state by visiting the West Bank before visiting Israel.
Philadelphia's Papal Pitch Team Makes Plea To Business And Civic LeadersSome 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.
Visit To The Vatican: Delegation to Discuss Plans for 2015 Gathering, Request Pope Francis VisitPhiladelphia 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.
City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia's Ability To Host Major EventsAmid 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.
Pope Francis’ First Year At The VaticanJorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit who had been ready to retire as Archbishop of Buenos Aires in Argentina, was chosen and some say transformed.
Looking Back On Pope Francis' First Year At The VaticanToday marks the one-year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis as leader of the world's Roman Catholics.
Sources: Chaput, Corbett, Nutter Could Meet Privately With Pope During Vatican VisitSources tell KYW Newsradio, it’s also possible the contingent could meet privately with the pope.
Pope Francis Shaking Things Up In The VaticanPope Francis released what some are calling "road map for the future of the catholic church" earlier this week in Rome.
Church To Honor Local Cardinal Who Served Two Popes In The VaticanSaint Charles Seminary in Lower Merion is recognizing the contributions of a beloved cleric from Philadelphia who served two Popes in the Vatican.
Papal Expert: Visit To Brazil Reinforces Pope’s Message Of Serving Poor, MarginalizedPhiladelphia-based papal expert Rocco Palmo says Pope Francis did World Youth Day his way, spreading a message of outreach to those who believe they've been left behind.
'Militant' Priest Says New Pope Is Right Man At Right TimePope Francis is getting high marks from the author of a new book who asserts there's a supernatural battle going on for the souls of humanity.
VP Biden Speaks About Why He Didn't Kiss The Pope's RingJoe Biden doesn't kiss up to anyone — whether a queen or a pope.