The World Meeting of Families is an all-encompassing congress that embraces the complexities that make up each family, including divorce. There is no elephant in the room because here everyone is welcome to the merciful message of the Church — love.

It may come as a surprise to know the City of Philadelphia has more murals than any other city in the world.

Among those streaming into the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the opening Mass were 30 Dominican nuns from Tennessee.

Don't miss a minute of Pope Francis' historic U.S. visit or the World Meeting of Families!

I am finally here in Philly.

We touched down in Philadelphia and stepped into a city that’s brimming with excitement over the visit of Pope Francis and the World Meeting of Families.

40 Days for Life kickoffs plus other activities for faith and fun.

The Holy Father lands on U.S. soil Sept. 22. Check out where he will be and when and key into how to follow his apostolic journey virtually.

In little more than 72 hours, I'll be fastening my seatbelt — sitting alongside a fellow Catholic Sun reporter — winging our way toward Philadelphia to cover the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit.

It's getting to be that time of year again... that 12-14-week period in the fall when special events and routine ministry outreach abound across...


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