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What do Pope Francis and Abraham Lincoln have in common?

Although Pope Francis will be new to the United States, visiting the country this autumn for the first time during... Read more

Noelle Zemborain and Family.

An 11,000-mile pilgrimage to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia

How far would you travel to see the Pope? For one family in Argentina, seven months and 11,000 miles is... Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City expects the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia to be 'a tremendous catechetical moment'.

Pope's Philly visit will be 'powerful' witness to marriage, bishop says

Next year’s World Meeting of Families – which Pope Francis has confirmed he will attend – will be a “tremendous... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square before the Wednesday general audience on Oct. 29, 2014.

Lots of high fives: Philly celebrates announcement of Pope's visit

Pope Francis’ official confirmation of a visit to Philadelphia in 2015 has stoked great Catholic enthusiasm and prompted hopes that... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput and the World Meeting of Families catechesis book in Rome on Sept. 15, 2014.

Pope's visit to Philly will be 'icing on the cake' for family meeting

After Pope Francis officially confirmed that he will visit Philadelphia next fall for the World Meeting of Families, Archbishop Charles... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

It's official! Pope Francis announces 2015 visit to US

Pope Francis on Monday officially announced that he will visit the U.S. in September 2015, including a visit to the... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput and the World Meeting of Families catechesis book in Rome on Sept. 15, 2014.

Meeting of Families document offers global perspective

The preparatory catechesis document for the 2015 World Meeting of Families is a “wonderful” work that addresses Catholic family issues... Read more

The World Meeting of Families - Philadelphia 2015 Iconic Image.

Official prayer, image for World Meeting of Families released

The official prayer and image for the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year have been released to aid... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Papal visit to US not confirmed, but archbishop confident

Reports that Pope Francis will travel to the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families in 2015 remain unconfirmed by... Read more