From proxy-blessings to child-births, the Division of Public Safety was all over the city on this weekend.
It felt like a cross between a carnival, concert and the end of a post-apocalyptic movie.
Pope Francis capped his first day in Philadelphia amid an adoring crowd on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, music from multi-Grammy Award winning artists and hardly any logistical problems.
There wasn’t a dry eye in the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in Center City this morning, as Pope Francis celebrated mass for a packed congregation.
On Friday, the Dalai Lama cancelled his October visit to Philadelphia under doctor's orders.
Here’s a look back at some the last papal visit as well as some other major events in Philly history.