Organizers for the 2015 World Meeting of Families and representatives of the state, city and business community held a press conference attended by 200 Catholic school students Nov. 17 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art to announce that Pope Francis will visit the City of Brotherly Love next September. See the full story on the announcement, and read the reactions of people connected to the families’ congress as well as rank-and-file Catholics. See more related news and resources on the World Meeting of Families here. (Photos by Sarah Webb)
Help keep Catholic media free, support CatholicPhilly.com
You may have noticed “pay walls” greeting you when you visit the websites of newspapers and magazines, both large and small. These mechanisms allow you to read a few articles for free before you’ve got to pay an annual fee if you want to see more.
You won’t find a pay wall on CatholicPhilly.com because we’re more than a news organization. We’re informing, inspiring and forming readers in the Catholic faith every day through the news, features and commentaries that we post on this site and share across social media.
It costs money to provide high-quality coverage of the local Catholic communities we primarily serve, while also distributing national and world news of interest to Catholics, plus the orthodox teachings of the Catholic faith.
Help us in this mission by making a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community.
Make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Or by credit card here: