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Point Breeze: Church Welcomes Pilgrims from Alabama to the Neighborhood for Papal Visit

Point Breeze: Church Welcomes Pilgrims from Alabama to the Neighborhood for Papal Visit

A church in Point Breeze set out to host more of a homecoming than a formal visit for a group of pilgrims traveling from Alabama to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia. The Aquinas Center, part of the St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 17th and Morris streets in Point Breeze, hosted a group of 56 pilgrims during Pope […]

 

South Philadelphia: Pub on Passyunk East (the P.O.P.E.) Celebrates Pope Weekend

South Philadelphia: Pub on Passyunk East (the P.O.P.E.) Celebrates Pope Weekend

Bars and restaurants across Philadelphia prepared for a sea of additional customers this weekend as Pope Francis’ arrival brought thousands of pilgrims to the city— but one South Philly bar was born ready for the occasion. Employees of The Pub on Passyunk East (also known as the P.O.P.E.) began preparing for Pope weekend more than […]