Cardinal John Foley

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Church To Honor Local Cardinal Who Served Two Popes In The Vatican

Saint Charles Seminary in Lower Merion is recognizing the contributions of a beloved cleric from Philadelphia who served two Popes in the Vatican.

10/13/2013

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New “English-Language Voice Of Vatican” Pays Tribute To His Predecessor

A Priest from Connecticut is the man who took over the duties as “English-language voice of the Vatican” from a beloved Philadelphia native.

03/17/2013

(Rev. C. Kevin Gillespie, standing at left, addresses the gathering inside the newly renamed Cardinal Foley Campus Center.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

St. Joe’s Renames Its Campus Commons In Honor of Late Cardinal Foley

There will be a lasting memorial to the late Cardinal John Foley on the campus of his alma mater, St. Joseph’s Univeristy.

01/26/2012

(The body of Cardinal John Foley at the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Final Farewell For Cardinal John Foley At Philadelphia Basilica

Beloved Philadelphia cleric Cardinal John Foley was being laid to rest on Friday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

12/16/2011

Final Public Viewing For Cardinal Foley

This is the last day the faithful will have to pay their respects to Cardinal Foley, as a public viewing begins Friday morning at the cathedral and his funeral Mass is to be celebrated Friday afternoon.

12/16/2011

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Funeral Ceremonies Begin For Late Cardinal John Foley

Cardinal Foley will be moved to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Friday morning for another public viewing, funeral mass, and burial beneath the high altar.

12/15/2011

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Area Catholics Remember Cardinal John Foley

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput says he’s deeply saddened by Cardinal Foley’s death, but grateful for Foley’s life and service. The Cardinal was also fondly remembered by parishioners in his home church: Holy Spirit, in Sharon Hill.

12/11/2011

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Cardinal John Patrick Foley, 76, Dies

Beloved Cardinal John Foley, who served two popes in the Vatican and provided the commentary for Christmas Midnight Mass at the Vatican for 25 years, passed away in his sleep at about 3 a.m. in Villa St. Joseph in Delaware County.

12/11/2011

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Cardinal Foley Reflects On Pope John Paul II Ahead Of Beatification

Cardinal Foley, a Philadelphia native, served in the Vatican’s communication office until the pontiff’s death in 2005.

04/28/2011

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