Archbishop Charles Chaput
Some 400 youngsters attended the 58th annual Archbishop’s Christmas benefit for children on Thursday at the Sheraton Hotel in Center City.
The pope plans to attend a World Meeting of Families event in late September and lead an outdoor Mass.
Significant progress has been made in finalizing some of the plans for the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families planned for Philadelphia in September 2015.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput suggests the subject of same-sex marriage could dominate the debate at this week’s conference in Baltimore.
Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first “Archbishop’s Day for Teachers and Administrators.”
He believes it is necessary for people to have a place to turn outside of their elected leaders.
Fourteen parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are the latest communities to enter the process of the Parish Area Pastoral Planning Initiative.
Archbishop Charles Chaput took part in mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Sunday night.
If the pontiff does come, an appearance on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway is not a certainty.
According to a report, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has confirmed that Pope Francis will be coming to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in 2015.
The reinstated priest was one of 26 suspended following 2011’s grand jury report into the sexual abuse of children in the church.
Some 150 business and community leaders were invited to breakfast Tuesday at the Union League by Philadelphia’s papal pitch team — and they were asked to step up and do their part for a possible September 2015 visit by Pope Francis to the city.
Although a private meeting with Pope Francis was canceled, a delegation from Pennsylvania had the chance to speak with the Pontiff in Rome Wednesday morning.
The planning for next year’s World Meeting of Families continues at the Vatican.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are at the Vatican to discuss plans for next year’s World Meeting of Families right here in Philadelphia.