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(Cardinal Justin Rigali conducts an Ash Wednesday mass in 2011.  Image from Archdiocese of Phila. TV)

Could The Next Pope Come From The United States?

Cardinal Justin Rigali, who stepped down as Philadelphia archbishop after a landmark indictment of priests in relation to child molestation, is one of the 11 U.S. cardinals expected to vote in the conclave.

02/16/2013

Pope Benedict (L) & Rocco Palmo (R). (credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images/ Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio)

Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope’s Resignation

Philadelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict’s resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.

02/11/2013

(FILE PHOTO: Archbishop Charles Chaput)

Philadelphia’s New Archbishop Charles Chaput

It was a momentous week for the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia with the departure of Cardinal Rigali and a man from the west replacing him.

07/24/2011

(Fr. Joseph O'Keefe, who was named SJU's President, will have to be replaced due to health issues. Credit: St. Joseph's University)

St. Joseph’s University Considers Next Move, Next President

Key leaders at St. Joseph’s University are meeting Monday to figure out how to pick the University’s next president because of Father Joseph O’Keefe’s medical issues. Word came unexpectedly that he was deemed unable to assume the university’s presidency.

03/14/2011

(Credit: Cherri Gregg Mincey)

Rigali Asks Parishioners To Pray For Both Accused Priests And Victims

To celebrate the first Friday of Lent, the Archbishop of Philadelphia held a special service at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City.

03/12/2011

(SNAP President, Barbara Blaine. Credit: Mike DeNardo)

SNAP Says Outsiders Should Investigate Church Abuse Allegations

A group supporting clergy sex abuse victims says Cardinal Rigali should be hiring outsiders to investigate why priests accused of abuse are still on the job.

02/21/2011

(credit: CBS 3)

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.”

02/13/2011

Special Mass Tuesday to Honor Cardinal Justin Rigali

Philadelphia’s archbishop, Cardinal Justin Rigali, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his installation as a bishop in the Roman Catholic Church during a special mass this week.

09/12/2010

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