Nutter: 'Wildly successful' visit by Pope Francis

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Mayor Nutter last night declared the papal visit to Philadelphia β€œwildly successful, completely successful.” Read more

Full recap from our live blog

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Visitors impressed with Philadelphia

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Tens of thousands of people who came to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia were out-of-towners. And not just those coming from the surrounding 'burbs. Here's a smattering of pilgrims who ventured from far and wide, and how they felt about the city that hosted them for a couple days in September. Read more

Pope Francis + supermoon = Special night at PHL Airport

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At 7:47 p.m. Francis was in the air, leaving Philadelphia International Airport on a course for Rome that would take him over the Atlantic Ocean and under a "supermoon" lunar eclipse – when the moon appears larger than usual but is also completely eclipsed by the Earth for about an hour. Read more

Pope's parting thoughts, translated

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@PhillyInquirer From translation: "I enjoyed my time in Philadelphia. Next time I'll try to visit when the city is open." — Barry Rosen... Read more

All that's gold doesn't glitter

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I've got a golden ticket πŸ’—πŸ‘ΌπŸΌπŸ™πŸ»πŸ’’ A photo posted by Wendy Galvez (@zevlagydnew) on Sep 27, 2015 at 1:31pm PDT They called it the Golden... Read more

Political leaders see force in Francis' words

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After the Mass, Councilwoman Maria Quinonez-Sanchez stood talking with a leader of the Hispanic police organization as a group of young New... Read more

Pope departs, Philly reflects

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After the Mass concluded and people streamed away from the Parkway, a trio from Toledo, Ohio, stayed to wait out the crowds and ruminate on... Read more