Archdiocese of Philadelphia

(St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown.  2014 photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Historical Commission Gives Historic Designation To Vacant Fishtown Church Building

St. Laurentius Church, which was slated to be demolished, has won a reprieve from the city’s Historical Commission by receiving a historical designation.

07/10/2015

(Archbishop Charles Chaput, in file photo. Credit: CBS3)

In Rome, Archbishop Chaput Gives Status Report on Phila. Visit of Pope Francis

Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput reports over $30 million has been raised of the $45 million needed to pay for the World Meeting of Familes and papal visit planned for Philadelphia in September.

06/25/2015

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SE Pa. Catholic High School Teachers Sign New, One-Year Contract

Rita Schwartz, president of Local 1776 of the Association of Catholic Teachers, says teachers voted last night by a nearly 3-1 margin to accept the new contract.

06/25/2015

(Archbishop Charles Chaput, in file photo. Credit: CBS3)

Philadelphia Delegation To Get More Face Time With Pope During Current Rome Trip

Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, who is leading the delegation, tells CBS-3 that tomorrow morning he will introduce members of the delegation directly to the pope after his public audience on St. Peter’s Square.

06/23/2015

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Three Philadelphia-Area Churches To Close

The announcement Sunday concerns Incarnation of Our Lord in Philadelphia’s Olney section, Our Mother of Sorrows in Bridgeport in Montgomery County and Holy Saviour in Linwood, Delaware County.

06/14/2015

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Philadelphia Catholic School Teachers Negotiate New Contract With Archdiocese

Neither side would disclose the terms of the contract until the union votes on it.

06/12/2015

(St. Laurentius Catholic Church, on East Berks Street in Fishtown.  2014 photo by Cherri Gregg)

Historic Polish Catholic Church in Fishtown Gets Slightly Closer To Protected Status

The Committee on Historic Designation of the Philadelphia Historical Commission has voted to recommend to the full commission that St. Laurentius be designated a historic place.

06/09/2015

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Philly Celebrates Cities Brightest In Class Of 2015

Mayor Nutter, Superintendent Hite, dance teams and drum lines from schools, cheerleaders and more than 1,500 graduating high school seniors took part in the event.

06/07/2015

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Monsignor William Lynn Meeting With Defense Lawyer Over Bail Question

Defense lawyer Thomas Bergstrom says while the case has been remanded to Superior Court, the three-judge panel may not hear arguments until September.

05/27/2015

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James Gallagher To Be First Lay Principal for West Catholic H.S.

He will be replacing longtime West Catholic Prep principal Sister Mary Bur this summer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/02/2015

(Msgr. William Lynn, with his attorneys, in 2012 file photo.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Msgr. William Lynn Back in Prison After Child Endangerment Conviction Reinstated

When Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed his conviction, Judge Teresa Sarmina, who heard the 13-week trial, released him on bail in early 2014.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/30/2015

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Two Civil Abuse Suits Settled With Archdiocese

Two men have settled their civil cases against the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

04/29/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Ten Thousand Volunteers Sought To Pitch In During Pope’s Visit to Philadelphia

It’s official: the World Meeting of Families organization is now recruiting thousands of volunteers to help with events surrounding the pope’s visit and a big family conference in Philadelphia at the end of September.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/27/2015

(Father Andrew McCormick, in file photo provided by Phila. DA)

Gag Order Lifted on Philadelphia Priest’s Sex Abuse Case After Second Hung Jury

And now, parties on both sides are talking about the case publically for the first time.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/13/2015

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo by Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Harrisburg Diocese Chartering Dozens of Buses to Philadelphia in September for Pope’s Visit

Joe Aponick, a spokesman for the Diocese of Harrisburg, says they are opening bus ticket sales today for members of parishes within the diocesan territory.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

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