Auxiliary Bishop From Philadelphia Becomes New Bishop Of Diocese Of ToledoPhiladelphia native, Bishop Daniel Thomas, who was ordained a priest in 1985 by Cardinal John Krol, and a bishop in 2006 by Cardinal Justin Rigali, takes the reins of a diocese that covers 19 counties in northwestern Ohio.
2013 IN REVIEW: Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, DiesBishop Joseph McFadden, a West Philadelphia native who had been serving as the shepherd of the Harrisburg diocese since August 2010, died after being rushed to a local hospital.
Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65McFadden served as president of Cardinal O'Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.
Defense In Priest Sex Abuse Case Points Finger At Late Philadelphia CardinalsThe clergy abuse trial continued on Tuesday with another disturbing case of alleged abuse by a priest and failure to remove him from ministry for nearly a decade, until 2004, despite warnings he was a “powder keg."
Two Days Of Mourning For Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Begin TodayFollowing 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.
Bevilacqua Leaves Complicated Legacy, Funeral Plans Announced"I don't know if we're going to have objective answers to what his legacy is. That's something for historians. It's not something we can determine in the heat of the moment with trials yet to begin."
Cardinal Foley’s Funeral Expected To Draw High-Profile Church LeadersThe funeral for Delaware County native Cardinal John Patrick Foley, who died Sunday, is expected to draw high-profile clerics from across the globe to Philadelphia.