Philadelphia Pope Visit

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Want a Piece of Pope Francis Carpet? This NJ Company Will Send You Some

Pope Francis is long gone from Philadelphia, but one New Jersey businessman has found a way to keep the spirit of giving going full force: […]

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These North Philly Kids Did the Tango for the Pope

Just after taking the stage at the Festival of Families, Jafar Thomas couldn’t lose his smile. “I knew I had to give a good performance […]

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Open Streets PHL Campaign Wants More Car-Free Streets Next Summer

This past weekend, when we Instagrammed our wish for Philly streets to be car-free all the time, we knew that wish probably wouldn’t come true […]

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Was Pope Weekend as Bad For Boutiques as It Was For Restaurants?

As I watched the Pope climb the stairs of the plane that would take him back to Italy last night, I felt like it was the […]

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The 20 Biggest Winners and Losers of Pope Francis in Philadelphia

Well, Philadelphia, other than some remaining cleanup, logistical issues, and the small matter of the city getting reimbursed for the many millions of your dollars […]

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WATCH: Video Captures the Magic of Philly Without Cars

Despite the perceived chaos in the weeks leading up to Pope Francis’s visit, this weekend there was an overwhelming sense of peace in Philadelphia. Closures […]

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Pope to Argentine Family That Drove 1980 VW Bus: “You Are Crazy”

Last week, we told you about Catire Walker, Noël Zemborain, and their four children, who made a six-month, 13,000-mile, 13 country trek from Argentina in […]

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Runners and Cyclists Owned the Car-Free Ben Franklin Bridge This Weekend

In case you missed it, this past weekend, Ben Franklin Bridge turned into a scene from The Walking Dead (minus the zombies, thank goodness). There […]

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Did Pope Francis Secretly Bless the Eagles or Something?

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Pope Francis has been kissing babies all over Philadelphia, but one has […]

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Meet Philly Mom Whose Baby Was Blessed By Pope Francis

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. The woman screaming on the above video is Nicole Campuzano. But the […]

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Pope Francis Helps Paint Mural That Will Be Installed in North Philly

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Last night, during the Festival of Families and concert on Eakins Oval, Pope Francis […]

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Woman Gets “Miracle” Kidney In Middle of Pope Francis Visit

As Pope Francis continues to make his rounds in Philadelphia, good news of a “miracle” comes from the New Jersey State Police.

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Dear Bob Brady: Here’s What You Need to Do With the Pope Glass You Took

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. Oh, Bob Brady. You are so Philly. Leave it to you to […]

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Satantic Rock Band Ghost on Getting Postponed By “Frankie”

Move over, Francis—there’s another Papa headed to town. One of the more bizarre subplots surrounding the papal visit involves the costumed Swedish rockers Ghost, who […]

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Johnny Doc Scores Papal Mass Tickets for Adorable San Diego Family

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. On Thursday, we told you about the Mirandas, a San Diego family […]