Archbishop Charles Chaput
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has many constituents to consider as he decides the fate of about two dozen priests suspended over child sex-abuse allegations.
More than 400 priests from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered on Holy Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Ben Franklin Parkway to renew their priestly vows.
Parishioners from St. Francis of Assisi in Springfield, are no longer being lead by pastor Louis Bier. This weekend Archbishop Charles Chaput placed the 62-year-old on administrative leave.
The final word came down Friday on which Catholic elementary schools in the Philadelphia area will close at the end of this year. But, a decision on high schools has been delayed a week.
Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua, who led the archdiocese for more than 15 years, died last week at the age of
Following a private viewing at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Archbishop Charles Chaput will receive Bevilacqua’s body at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at 5:30.
There were streaming tears, shouts and cheers as the ladies of Saint Hubert’s let out their frustration via Monday morning’s rally on the front steps of their high school.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia school system is on the brink of historic changes.
Along with the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia, Mayor Nutter took a pledge before Monday’s Inauguration, “to pray fervently for an end to violence in our region.”
This morning, Archbishop Charles Chaput left most of the trappings of his church behind for a trip to the House of Corrections, in Northeast Philadelphia.
The Archbishop gave a clear message to the hundreds who attended the mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Sunday.
This week the Philadelphia archdiocese will stand at a crossroads of leadership. Charles Chaput is to be installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.
Philadelphia’s Catholic Church stands at a crossroads. Next Thursday, Archbishop Charles Chaput will be installed as the next leader of the region’s 1.4 million Roman Catholics, replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.
Archbishop Chaput is a man of tremendous energy. At 66 years of age, he walks with a quick step, and his mind eagerly embraces complex issues.
It was a momentous week for the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia with the departure of Cardinal Rigali and a man from the west replacing him.