A dozen or so priests and women religious silently kicked it off a bit early on St. Vincent de Paul's main campus.

Bilingual vocations events, bilingual concerts and more.

See what familiar stories students at our local Catholic high schools are bringing to life on stage soon and in the coming weeks.

Pet blessings, cultural celebrations and more.

PHILADELPHIA — I’ve been asked what’s it like being at the World Meeting of Families and I would say it’s been a blessing. Seeing thousands of laity, religious, clergy and individuals traipsing through the gigantic convention center is humbling.

With the Holy Father coming to Philadelphia Saturday, here are a few quick facts.

So here we are in America's fifth most populous city and let me tell you, for two journalists from Phoenix, we are finding stories wherever we go.

When we're not listening to amazing speakers or checking out the plethora of breakout sessions, we wander over to Exhibit Hall B here at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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.


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