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Bobby Schindler, Terri Schiavo's brother, next to a portrait of a young Terri Schiavo. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Terri Schiavo’s Family Hopes To Spread Awareness Of Brain Disorders On Anniversary Of Her Death

It’s been eight years since Terri Schiavo died after the feeding tube keeping her alive was removed following a years-long court battle that made international headlines.

04/05/2013

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Archbishop Charles Chaput Celebrates World Culture Mass

Honoring ethnic diversity, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held its 16th annual cultural heritage mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

03/16/2013

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Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput Allows Girls To Play Football

The archbishop of Philadelphia says he’ll allow the region’s Catholic youth sports league to field co-ed football teams.

03/14/2013

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput and Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter greet each other at the Archdiocese headquarters.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Archdiocese Hopeful New Pope Will Visit Philadelphia

Pope Benedict XVI made a commitment to be here in September 2015 for a World Families Conference.

03/08/2013

Charles Chaput tells KYW's Mark Abrams his first order of business will be to rebuild the church's reputation after a damaging abuse scandal (credit: KYW's Bill Roswell)

Philadelphia Archbishop Says Church Needs Good Manager, Pastor In New Pope

Philadelphia’s Archbishop will not be attending the conclave in Rome, because he hasn’t been elevated to the post of cardinal just yet.

03/08/2013

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City’s Family-Friendly Attractions Expect Bump From 2015 World Meeting Of Families

The Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation says it’s nearly two years away, but the meeting will bring many visitors, and since the event is geared toward families, the city’s family-friendly events will benefit.

02/26/2013

Pope Benedict (L) & Rocco Palmo (R). (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images/ Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio)

Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope’s Resignation

Philadelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict’s resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.

02/11/2013

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Archbishop Charles Chaput Leads Philadelphia Catholics On March For Life

This morning, thousands of abortion opponents from our area boarded buses, heading to the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life.

01/25/2013

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Eagles DBs Spread Holiday Cheer At Church Christmas Benefit For Children

Santa showed up with his helpers – much of the defensive backfield for the Eagles – to distribute toys at the annual Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children.

12/19/2012

Mary Rochford and Archbishop Chaput

Papal Honor Bestowed Upon Former Superintendent Of Archdiocese of Philadelphia

While Mary Rochford retired in June to devote more time to her family, Archbishop Charles Chaput called her back for a meeting and surprised her, according to Archdiocese spokeswoman Donna Farrell.

09/09/2012

file photo of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Beachfront Home For Philadelphia Priests Being Auctioned Off

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is auctioning off a sprawling beachfront villa in New Jersey to help close a $17 million deficit.

08/13/2012

(FILE PHOTO: Archbishop Charles Chaput)

Two More Suspended Priests Won’t Return To Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has determined that two more priests are not suitable for ministry, because of allegations of inappropriate conduct.

07/06/2012

(Our Lady of Mount Carmel School) (credit: KYW's Ian Bush)

Our Lady of Mount Carmel School Closes Its Doors For Good

Barring a miracle from the Vatican, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in South Philadelphia has closed its doors for good after 111 years.

06/14/2012

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4 Philadelphia Area Parishes Being Merged Into 2

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that four Roman Catholic parishes in the suburban city of Phoenixville are being merged into two.

06/03/2012

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Pope Selects Philadelphia As 1st American City To Host International Conference

Pope Benedict XVI is planning to come to Philadelphia in 2015 for a world families conference.

06/03/2012

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