The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Recognizes The Catholic Church's Year Of MercyThe Extraordinary Jubilee year of mercy is a time for Catholics around the world to be more cognizant of their actions and to make a stronger effort to live the way Jesus taught.
Philadelphia Archdiocese, In Solidarity With Pope, Prepares To Launch Year Of MercyPope Francis inaugurates a Jubilee year of mercy this week from the Vatican, and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will be launching events in the city, as well.
Pope Francis Celebrates Mass At Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And PaulPope Francis' first official act in the city of Philadelphia was to say Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul where he immediately called for the church to place greater value on women.
Area Catholics React To Vatican's Synod A two-week meeting of Catholic bishops at the Vatican is over and new language on the Church's view of gays and other issues has been rejected. Now, area Catholics are reacting to the outcome.
Archbishop Chaput Unveils World Meeting Of Families Logo At Center City MassArchbishop Charles Chaput took part in mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Sunday night.
New Class Of Deacons Ordained In Philadelphia Archdiocese Seven deacons were ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Saturday.
Chaput Declares "Justice For Immigrants Day" In PhillyTo mark the occasion, Chaput celebrated a bilingual mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Archbishop Charles Chaput Celebrates World Culture MassHonoring ethnic diversity, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia held its 16th annual cultural heritage mass Saturday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Local Catholics React To Election Of New PopeThe election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis has local Catholics very excited.
Cathedral Basilica Of Saints Peter And Paul Honored With Two Telly Awards For Travel And TourismOne of Philadelphia's spiritual and historic institutions, the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, has won two 'Telly Awards.'
Local Catholics Say They Want To See Change With A New PopeSome 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.
Philadelphia-Area Catholics React To Resignation Of Pope Benedict XVIThe announcement of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation comes as a surprise to Vatican insiders, and especially to Philadelphia-area Catholics.