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 […]

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The Pope In Philly: LGBTQI Coalition Finding a Voice during Papal Visit

The Pope In Philly: LGBTQI Coalition Finding a Voice during Papal Visit

Last week, members of the Catholic coalition Equally Blessed came together to introduce members of their pilgrimage to Philadelphia’s World Meeting of Families (WMF). Equally Blessed fights for both recognition and equality for LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) persons and their families within the Catholic church. The coalition consists of the four organizations […]