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Steps taken to ease concerns for papal event attendees in Philadelphia

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Sometimes, the folks in charge have to skip the platitudes and listen to the people. Take the visit of Pope Francis...

Knights’ founder drew principles from ‘heart of Gospel,’ says archbishop

    PHILADELPHIA -- St. John Paul II often referred "to the witness of holy men and women as 'transfigured lives capable of amazing the world,'"...

Anticipation is high but information is slow for those organizing bus...

Staff reporter The excitement in the Diocese of Wilmington of those planning bus trips to attend the public Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate in...

Mass for archdiocese, visit to prison top pope’s Philadelphia itinerary

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — The first stop for Pope Francis when he visits Philadelphia the morning of Sept. 26 will be the Cathedral Basilica...

Philadelphia Orchestra, Andrea Bocelli will perform at Festival of Families for...

PHILADELPHIA — Though thousands may be drawn to the Festival of Families Sept. 26 where Andrea Bocelli, Juanes and the Philadelphia Orchestra will be...

‘Vatican Splendors’ exhibit coming to Philadelphia in time for papal visit

PHILADELPHIA — Works of art including paintings, sculptures and rare artifacts from the Vatican will be on display just in time for the World...

$395 one bus, one day — Buses to papal visit in...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — All commercial charter buses and privately owned buses coming to Philadelphia for the visit by Pope Francis in September will...

Archbishop head of family council investigated for alleged embezzlement

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the head of the Pontifical Council for the Family and lead Vatican organizer of September’s World Meeting...

Wail of sirens calls priest, religious to train crash site to...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The wailing of sirens called Father Tom Higgins from his parish rectory and Sisters Linda Lukiewski and Julie Sertsch...

How to volunteer at Philadelphia’s World Meeting of Families

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — For the past year, the question most often heard by Donna Crilley Farrell, executive director of the World Meeting of...

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