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Rhonda Walker reflects on covering pope's US visit

Rhonda Walker was there as Pope Francis delivered a public mass to 800,000 people in Philadelphia.

Video: Pope rides streets of Philadelphia

Pope Francis is in Philadelphia, the final stop in his historic visit to the United States.

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Pope Francis visits North America

Pope Francis arrived in the United States this week, and made numerous stops in New York City Friday. Check out some images of the pope's North American journey.

Watch live: Pope Francis' final day in U.S.

Pope Francis ends his weeklong visit to Cuba and the U.S.

Pope Francis visits Philadelphia

The pope continued his historic visit Saturday in the United States with a night that included a performance by the Queen of Soul.

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Pope finishes big day in NYC

Pope Francis on Friday finished a whirlwind day in New York City: a speech to the United Nations, a visit with schoolchildren in Harlem and Mass with more than 20,000 faithful in Madison Square Garden.

Francis gets standing ovation during Mass

Pope Francis receives a standing ovation and applause during Mass at Madison Square Garden Friday.

Michiganders flock to Philly to see Pope

Local 4’s Rhonda Walker is in Philadelphia as scores of Michiganders arrive for the Pope’s visit.

Pope Francis meets kids at Harlem school

Pope Francis was in his element Friday as he met with children at a school in Harlem.

Pope Francis visits New York

Catholics from Michigan made the trip, as did Local 4's Rhonda Walker, who has the story.

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The pope can sell it: Francis-themed food, drink and merchandise

Pope swag is hard to avoid in Philadelphia in preparation for Francis' visit. Check out some of the best pope-themed merchandise.


Pope kicks off Friday with UN address

Pope Francis brings his message of hope and love to the United Nations General Assembly.

Pope Francis leads evening prayer in NYC

Pope Francis leads evening prayer -- or vespers -- service at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York.

Francis gets pope doll

Pope Francis greets people at JFK Airport in New York and receives a pope doll.

Pope Francis captivates audiences in Washington D.C.

Devin Scillian is in Washington D.C., where Pope Francis is continuing his historic visit to the U.S.

Pope Francis addresses Congress

Devin Scillian reports from the historic event in Washington D.C.

Watch Pope Francis' speech before Congress

Pope Francis became the first leader of the Roman Catholic Church to deliver a speech before Congress Thursday.

Massive crowds gather to hear pope speak to Congress

Tens of thousands who gathered on the front lawn of the Capitol stood quietly and attentively as they listened to Pope Francis speak inside to a joint meeting of Congress.

Pope's historic U.S. visit continues Thursday

Pope Francis will speak to members of Congress on Thursday.

Pope Francis wraps up busy day in D.C.

The Pope celebrated his first mass in the United States Wednesday. Local 4’s Devin Scillian looks at the Pope’s busy day and what he has planned for the rest of the week.

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Pope to bishops: Stop licking your wounds

They may be embattled by the culture wars and bruised by the clergy sexual abuse scandal, but American bishops should not stoop to self-pity or harsh responses, Pope Francis said Wednesday.

Girl gets special kiss from Pope Francis

A little girl trying to reach the pope in his popemobile gets an assist from a Secret Service agent.

Pope Francis declares new saint

Pope Francis presided Wednesday over an historic moment for the American Catholic church.

Tom Brokaw talks about Pope Francis' historic visit

ClickOnDetroit spoke to Tom Brokaw Wednesday about Pope Francis' historic visit to the United States.

Metro Detroit natives in D.C. for Pope's visit

Devin Scillian talked to some metro Detroiters who are in Washington D.C. for the Pope's visit to America.

Francis gets rock star reception before Mass

Adulation and fanfare greeted Pope Francis Wednesday at Washington's National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Pope Francis greeted enthusiastically in Washington

The pope wasted no time to bring up world issues at the American capital.

Pope Francis visits the White House

He has admitted that English is not his favorite language to speak, but he did speak it Wednesday in Washington D.C.

VIDEO: Pope Francis rides through streets of DC

Pope Francis is greeted by crowds as he rides through the streets of Washington, DC.

Michigan student to help with pope’s U.S. visit

Devin Scillian reports on what is planned for Pope Francis' first full day in the United States -- and a special Michigan connection.

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Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

With Pope Francis now in the U.S. for his first American visit, he continues to ride a wave of popularity that has earned him accolades and criticisms alike. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

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Pope Francis to confer controversial sainthood

Andrew Galvan knows the wound that lingers almost 250 years later, the one that bears upon the genesis of the great American West.

Pope prepares for historic 6 days

The Pope has a couple of big days ahead while in America. Local 4’s Devin Scillian is in D.C. reporting.

Papal visit: Threats from the air

Security is also tight in the air as Pope Francis makes his first U.S. visit.

Pope Francis begins historic trip to United States

Pope Francis arrived in the U.S. on Tuesday to begin an historic trip.

Pope Francis has heavy schedule in US

Pope Francis has a busy week ahead of him in the United States, including meeting with the president, addressing Congress and holding Mass in Philadelphia.

Pope Francis arrives for historic visit to US

Devin Scillian reports from Washington D.C.

Pope Francis lands in US, meets first family

Pope Francis starts his whirlwind six-day U.S. visit by landing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland.

Pope Francis arrives in Washington

Pope Francis was greeted by President Obama and his family Tuesday afternoon.

Slideshow: U.S. Presidents meet with Popes

These historic photos from the White House archives document visits between U.S. Presidents and Popes Paul VI, John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis.

Cuba gives Francis rock-star treatment

While in Cuba, Pope Francis has enjoyed the love and admiration normally reserved for a celebrity.

Pope Francis holds mass in Cuba

Pope Francis is visiting Cuba before he comes to America.


Pope credited with 'half miracle'

Pope Francis is being Pope Francis is being credited with a "half miracle" for turning St. Gennaro's blood to liquid in front of witnesses.

Locals witness historical canonization

Packing Saint Peter's Square Sunday were collars and cassocks from all over the world were seen.

Devin Scillian reports from Rome on historic day

Pope Francis declared Popes John XXIII and John Paul II saints Sunday in an unprecedented ceremony

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Unusual moments in papal history

On Saturday, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will both be named saints. In light of their canonization, take a look back at a few of the notable, unusual and surprising moments throughout papal history.

Pope Francis officially inaugurated

The Vatican estimates some 150,000 people gathered in St. Peter's Square Tuesday for Pope Francis' inaugural mass. Wearing the same simple iron cross he wore as a cardinal, and insisting upon remaining close with the people, Francis officially assumed the role as pontiff and set the tone for his papacy.

Devin Scillian: Pope's first day

Local 4's Devin Scillian is in Vatican City for Pope's Francis' first day.


World welcomes Francis on front pages

Newspapers around the world heralded the election of Pope Francis on their front pages.

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