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(Priests place ashes on the foreheads of churchgoers at the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul.  2013 file photo by KYW's Pat Loeb)

Delaware Valley Christians Mark Start of Somber Lenten Season

Archbishop Charles Chaput, the spiritual leader of more than one million Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was principal celebrant of a mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle.

03/05/2014

(A priest offers a blessing at a Feast of St. Blaise mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Dan Wing)

Feast Day of St. Blaise Brings Blessing of Throats at Philadelphia Cathedral

February 3rd marks the Catholic celebration known as the Feast of St. Blaise, the patron saint of those with ailments of the throat.

02/03/2014

(Catholics anointed with ashes leave the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Area Catholics Mark Ash Wednesday With Prayer, Ashes

Hundreds of people took part in the lunch hour ceremony on Ash Wednesday, being reminded of their own mortality.

02/13/2013

(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

(Credit: Mark Abrams)

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

(Photos by John Ostapkovich)

Makeover Begins For ‘Sister Cities’ Park, Just Off Logan Circle

Philadelphia’s “Sister Cities Park,” on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the “wow” factor in mind.

05/10/2011

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