Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput. File photo by KYW's Mark Abrams.

Archdiocese Closing West Philadelphia Church

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is closing a church building that had been used as a worship site since its congregation merged with another parish early last year.


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Blog: Betting On The Pope

We learned Friday that the Conclave to elect the successor to Pope Benedict XVI begins on Tuesday, March 12th.


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Exclusive: New Archbishop Eager To Start In Philadelphia

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.


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Judge Halts Release Of Cardinal’s Secret Testimony

A judge on Monday halted the release of 1,200 pages of grand jury testimony on a Roman Catholic cardinal relating to his handling of priest sex-abuse complaints in Philadelphia.


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Chaput To Return To Colorado Before Taking Over As Archbishop

Charles Chaput is returning to Colorado before taking on his new role leading the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia.


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Cardinal Rigali Releases Video Message On Sex Abuse Scandal

The archbishop of Philadelphia is releasing a video message to parishioners, telling them that charges announced last week in the priest sexual abuse scandal bring “great sadness and distress to every Catholic, every person.”