CONFIRMED: Pope Francis Is Coming to Philly!

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The Pope is coming to America! We knew there was a good chance that Pope Francis would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, which had been established by his predecessor; but we had no assurance until now. On Monday, November 17, Pope Francis made the announcement at the Colloquium on Complementarity of Man and Woman.  He said:"I wish to confirm according to the wishes of the Lord, that in September 2015, I will go to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families. … [Read more...]

Registration Is Now Open for the World Meeting of Families

This afternoon Archbishop Charles Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia, addressed his brother bishops participating in the USCCB General Assembly, offering updates regarding the World Meeting of Families which is planned for Philadelphia in September 2015.And with this announcement, he officially opened the Registration for persons who are interested in attending the event, which has as its theme "Love Is Our Mission:  The Family Fully Alive."  You can register on-line here.The World Me … [Read more...]

Pope Francis Is Coming to America!

Big news today from Philadelphia! We've just learned that Pope Francis has accepted the invitation from Archbishop Charles Chaput to come to Philly in 2015, and to attend the World Meeting of Families. Organized by the Pontifical Council for Families, the World Meeting has as its theme “The Gospel of the Family, Resource of Humanity.” This theme will emphasize the good news of the family and its intrinsic value to the good of society.Archbishop Chaput made the announcement before his homily J … [Read more...]