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Four Catholic High Schools Saved From Closure

Four Catholic High Schools that were targeted for closure by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will remain open.


Alumni Meeting

Alumni Meet To Discuss Options For Saving Catholic High School

A final appeal was made to the alumni of a local Catholic high school slated for closure. The message was loud and clear – it’s now or never.


(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput.  File photo by Mark Abrams)

Archbishop Chaput Defends Work of Commission on School Closures

Archbishop Charles Chaput says he realizes that closing Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be painful, but he defends the work of the panel making the recommendation.


Students rally outside St. Hubert's on Monday, January 9, 2011.

St. Hubert’s Students Rally In Support Of Their School

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.


Stigall Show Log 1.9.12

Chris recaps the Republican debates in New Hampshire and previews tomorrow’s primary with Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe. He reviews the closing of 44 Catholic schools and analyzes the strike of teachers in Neshaminy. He also looks back on Tim Tebow’s win against the Pittsburgh Steelers and ahead to the tenure of new Penn State Coach Bill O’Brien.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/09/2012


Due To Declining Enrollment, Three Delaware County Catholic Schools To Close

Archdiocesan Superintendent Mary Rochford suggests people brace themselves because the economy, paired with the high cost of education, is forcing more than a few parents to opt out of Catholic schools.