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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

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Chaput Declares “Justice For Immigrants Day” In Philly

To mark the occasion, Chaput celebrated a bilingual mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

06/30/2013

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Archbishop Charles Chaput Celebrates World Culture Mass

Honoring ethnic diversity, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held its 16th annual cultural heritage mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

03/16/2013

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Local Catholics React To Election Of New Pope

The election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis has local Catholics very excited.

03/13/2013

The Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And Paul is honored with a Silver  and Bronze Telly Award. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And Paul Honored With Two Telly Awards For Travel And Tourism

One of Philadelphia’s spiritual and historic institutions, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, has won two ‘Telly Awards.’

02/18/2013

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Local Catholics Say They Want To See Change With A New Pope

Some worshipers are confident the new Pope will have a large role in reversing the trend of the declining number of American Catholics and shrinking enrollment at Catholic schools.

02/17/2013

The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia-Area Catholics React To Resignation Of Pope Benedict XVI

The announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation comes as a surprise to Vatican insiders, and especially to Philadelphia-area Catholics.

02/11/2013

Memorial Service for officer Brian Lorenzo at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City (Credit: John McDevitt)

Memorial Service Held For Officer Lorenzo

An interfaith memorial service was held Friday for Philadelphia Highway patrol officer Brian Lorenzo, who lost his life nearly a month ago after colliding on his motorcycle with an alleged drunk driver.

08/03/2012

(Joe “Butterball” Tamburro's casket is carried into the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City.  credit: Mike Dunn)

Philly Radio Legend “Butterball” Eulogized At Funeral Services In Center City

Joe “Butterball” Tamburro, who died on July 27 at age 70, was eulogized on Thursday as a Philadelphia radio icon who crossed racial boundaries.

08/02/2012

Officer Brian Lorenzo

Funeral Arrangements In Place, Fund Created For Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo

Funeral arrangements are now in place for Philadelphia Police Officer Brian lorenzo, who was killed Sunday morning in a crash on I-95.

07/09/2012

Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul file photo. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Hundreds Of Priests From Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Gather To Renew Priestly Vows

More than 400 priests from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered on Holy Thursday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Ben Franklin Parkway to renew their priestly vows.

04/05/2012

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First Day Of Public Viewing For Bevilacqua At Cathedral Basillica

The first of two days of mourning for Cardinal Anthony Bevilacuqa was Monday. His body was transferred to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Monday evening for a public viewing.

02/06/2012

Crane

Worker Injured After Crane Topples Over In Center City

A worker was rushed to the hospital after a crane toppled over outside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Monday afternoon.

02/06/2012

(2002 photo of Cardinal Bevilacqua by Don Murray/ Getty Images)

Two Days Of Mourning For Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Begin Today

Following 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.

02/06/2012

(Students and parents rally on the steps of the Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle.  Credit:  Mike Dunn)

Students, Parents Rally At Basilica To Save A Port Richmond Catholic School

Chanting “Save our school,” about a dozen parents and thirty students from the St. George School in Port Richmond gathered at the Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul to protest the archdiocese’s decision to close the school.

01/13/2012

Archbishop Chaput

Chaput Delivers First Respect For Life Homily As Archbishop Of Philadelphia

The Archbishop gave a clear message to the hundreds who attended the mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Sunday.

10/03/2011

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