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What’s it Like Being Homeless in Popeadelphia?

I was walking down Broad Street on my way to the National Shrine of St. Rita when two men and a woman stopped me and […]

City Life

Pope Francis Speaks Directly to Immigrants — in Spanish — in Independence Hall Speech

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. In his first truly public speech in Philadelphia, Pope Francis — speaking […]

City Life

Photos: Pope Francis’s Basilica Mass

Follow our live blog of the pope’s visit throughout the weekend. After arriving in Philadelphia Saturday morning, Pope Francis proceeded to the Basilica of Saints […]

City

WATCH: Adoring Crowds Cheer as Pope Kisses Babies

En route to Independence Mall to deliver his speech on immigration, Pope Francis was kissing babies left and right. Philly mag’s Holly Otterbein caught some […]

City Life

Will Pope Francis Meet With Sex Abuse Survivors?

A Vatican spokesman was coy Saturday afternoon when asked if Pope Francis will meet with survivors of clergy sex abuse while in Philadelphia. The Rev. […]

City

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.

Be Well Philly

Pope in Philly: Our Favorite Instagrams from the PopeRide

Yup, it happened — and seemingly without a hitch. This morning, hundreds of cyclists gathered at 30th Street Station for the PopeRide, a group bike […]

City

Did You Know: If You’re Catholic, You Can Get an Indulgence During Pope’s Visit

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. This weekend is your chance to obtain a get-out-of-purgatory free card. Okay, […]

Citified

Philly Is An Urbanist Utopia Right Now

Philadelphians are taking the city’s streets back from cars this weekend. As Pope Francis makes his way through the region, major highways and roads in the area […]

City

#PopeReads: Francis’s Debut Album Drops in November

Each day during his trip, we’ll bring you some of our favorite stories about Pope Francis’ visit to the United States from other media outlets. […]

City Life

8 Takeaways From Pope Francis’s Moving Mass at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul

Pope Francis just finished saying Mass for a couple thousand people at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City. The event […]

City Life

It’s Shockingly Easy to Get Into Philly Right Now

Follow Philadelphia magazine’s live coverage of Pope Francis’s historic visit all weekend long. For months now, the unfortunate message has been that visiting Philly this […]

City

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 […]

Things to Do

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 […]

City

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 […]