The Pope


Philadelphia Pass Discounted for Pope Visit

In honor of the highly-anticipated visit of Pope Francis this fall, Philadelphia Pass—a single card that grants visitors access to more than 40 Philadelphia attractions at a discounted price—has added even […]


Why No Buses in the Pope “Traffic Zone?”

One of the surprises to come out Wednesday’s City Hall press conference on the Pope visit was that private vehicles will be free to operate within […]


Holy Rules: What to Wear to Meet the Pope

As people worry about how to get into Philly, how to get the hell out of Philly, where they’ll stay, when they’ll go, and how they’ll get around town, we […]


In Advance of Pope Visit, Philly Demonstrates “Mass Casualty” Response

What would happen if a terrorist detonated a chemical weapon in Philadelphia? It’s a terrifying thought but, with the pope’s visit just two months away, […]


Landlords Crack Down On Philly Pope Airbnb Rentals Citing Legalities, Snipers

A lot of city dwellers are hoping to cash in on the pope’s visit to Philadelphia by renting out living space to the papal constituency, […]


Philadelphia May Allow People to Camp in City Parks During Pope Visit

With Pope Francis‘ visit to Philadelphia now just a few months away, there is a lot of information and misinformation coming from a variety of channels. […]


Madonna’s Visit, Two Days Before the Pope’s Arrival, Is No Mistake

Madonna has been no stranger to speaking her mind. In fact, one could argue that her career and notoriety is equal parts music and advocacy. […]


VIDEO: Pope John Paul II Arrives in Philadelphia, 1979

NBC 10 recently posted a video of Pope John Paul II arriving in Philadelphia in 1979. And what better time to share it than today, […]


Source of Funds for Mayor’s Trip to Rome a Mystery

The Inquirer‘s Claudia Vargas gives the Philadelphia taxpayer a reason to feel good today: The mayor’s trip to Rome wasn’t paid for by the city! […]