WMOF Keynote Speaker Gets Head Start Energizing Filipino-American CommunityOne of the keynote speakers of the World Meeting of Families is coming to town, from across the globe, and getting an honorary degree from La Salle University on Friday. He's also energizing many Filipino-American Catholics in the region.
Construction Underway For Papal VisitIn just 11 days, Pope Francis will set foot in Philadelphia.
Banners Hung Throughout City To Welcome Pope Francis And Remind Others Of His MessageThe surging crowds about to welcome Pope Francis to Philadelphia will be greeted by hundreds of banners spelling out what the World Meeting of Families is all about.
Modern-Day Saint With Bucks County Shrine Being Recognized During WMOFSt. Gianna is honored at a shrine housed in Nativity of Our Lord parish along Street Road in Warminster.
Officials: 10,000 Tickets For Papal Mass Reserved Within 30 SecondsOfficials say reservations for all 10,000 tickets for the Papal Mass were placed within 30 seconds Wednesday night.
First Official WMOF Physical Pop-up Store Opens In Center CityThe first official physical pop-up store for the 2015 World Meeting of Families opened Wednesday in the lobby of the Aramark building at 1101 Market Street in Center City.
Officials: Tickets Available Today For Festival Of Families, Papal MassOfficials say tickets for the Festival of Families and the Mass with Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be made available online Wednesday, September 9th.
World Meeting Of Families Announces Performers For Independence HallThe Philly POPS Festival Brass will perform “Fanfare for the Common Man,” as Pope Francis takes the stage for his address on immigration and religious liberty on Saturday, September 26th.
T-Shirt Businesses Are Getting Creative For Pope’s VisitScott Soffen, the force behind the T-shirt website "faithadelphia.com/phaithadelphia.com" says with the World Meeting of Families coinciding with the Jewish high holiday Yom Kippur, he decided to make a shirt that says, "Good Yontif, Pontiff 5776."
News Anchor Describes Meeting Pope FrancisMuir told Chris Stigall on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that the Pope was warm and inviting in their brief meeting.
Panel Planning Kids Activities During WMOFWorld Meeting of Families youth leaders gathered at the Convention Center Monday to begin finalizing their plans.
Penn Museum Marks Papal Visit With Exhibit Showcasing Collection Of Ancient WritingsThe Penn Museum opened an exhibit this week that showcases a number of ancient religious writings, including some of the earliest fragments of the Bible.
Philadelphia Artist Creates Official World Meeting Of Families Portrait Of Pope Francis"This was true divine intervention," says Perry Milou. The Philadelphia native says his life filled with so-called divine coincidences.
Officials: Major Roads, Ben Franklin Bridge To Close Weekend Of Papal VisitMayor Nutter and officials announced the Ben Franklin Bridge and other major roadways throughout the city will be closed the weekend of the Papal visit.
Mayor Nutter, Officials Provide Update On Papal Visit And World Meeting Of FamiliesMayor Michael Nutter and local officials provided an update on the upcoming Papal visit and World Meeting of Families Wednesday afternoon.