Archbishop Charles Chaput
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.
Honoring ethnic diversity, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held its 16th annual cultural heritage mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
The archbishop of Philadelphia says he’ll allow the region’s Catholic youth sports league to field co-ed football teams.
Pope Benedict XVI made a commitment to be here in September 2015 for a World Families Conference.
Philadelphia’s Archbishop will not be attending the conclave in Rome, because he hasn’t been elevated to the post of cardinal just yet.
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.
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.
This morning, thousands of abortion opponents from our area boarded buses, heading to the nation’s capital for the annual March for Life.
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.
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.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is auctioning off a sprawling beachfront villa in New Jersey to help close a $17 million deficit.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has determined that two more priests are not suitable for ministry, because of allegations of inappropriate conduct.
Barring a miracle from the Vatican, Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in South Philadelphia has closed its doors for good after 111 years.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that four Roman Catholic parishes in the suburban city of Phoenixville are being merged into two.
Pope Benedict XVI is planning to come to Philadelphia in 2015 for a world families conference.