Archbishop Charles Chaput

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Delegation Goes To Rome With Plans To Lure The Pope To Philadelphia

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, Governor Tom Corbett and Mayor Michael Nutter are leading a group to planning meetings with Vatican officials for the World Meeting of Families scheduled here in September 2015.

03/24/2014

(Mayor Michael Nutter, Governor Tom Corbett, and Archbishop Charles Chaput, discussing their upcoming trip to the Vatican.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia’s Ability To Host Major Events

Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.

03/18/2014

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Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Removes Two Priests Over Sex Abuse Allegations

In a written statement, Archbishop Charles Chaput says that separate investigations found that 75-year-old Reverend James Collins and 67-year-old Reverend John Paul “unfit for ministry.”

02/23/2014

(The Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, in Philadelphia.)

Philadelphia Archdiocese Lets Its Fundraising Go Independent

The Catholic Church in Philadelphia has a new fundraising vehicle with the formation of the Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.

09/24/2013

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Philadelphians Join The World In A Universal Prayer For Peace In Syria

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia held a series of prayer vigils at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Saturday.

09/07/2013

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Archbishop Chaput Ordains 3 To The Priesthood For Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained three new priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday morning.

05/18/2013

(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65

McFadden served as president of Cardinal O’Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.

05/02/2013

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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