Annual Vigil Outside Phila. Cathedral Demands Ordination of Women as Catholic PriestsWomen with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Women's Ordination Conference stood across the street from the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, calling for the ordination of women as priests in the Catholic Church.
Delaware Valley Christians Mark Start of Somber Lenten SeasonArchbishop 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.
Feast Day of St. Blaise Brings Blessing of Throats at Philadelphia CathedralFebruary 3rd marks the Catholic celebration known as the Feast of St. Blaise, the patron saint of those with ailments of the throat.
Philadelphia Area Catholics Mark Ash Wednesday With Prayer, AshesHundreds of people took part in the lunch hour ceremony on Ash Wednesday, being reminded of their own mortality.
Final Farewell For Cardinal John Foley At Philadelphia BasilicaBeloved Philadelphia cleric Cardinal John Foley was being laid to rest on Friday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Funeral Ceremonies Begin For Late Cardinal John FoleyCardinal 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.
Makeover Begins For 'Sister Cities' Park, Just Off Logan CirclePhiladelphia's "Sister Cities Park," on Logan Square, is getting a facelift, designed with the "wow" factor in mind.