In an remarks offered Monday morning from the Vatican, Pope Francis formally announced his intention to attend the World Meeting of families in Philadelphia in September.
Significant progress has been made in finalizing some of the plans for the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families planned for Philadelphia in September 2015.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput suggests the subject of same-sex marriage could dominate the debate at this week’s conference in Baltimore.
Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first “Archbishop’s Day for Teachers and Administrators.”
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.
Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the election of Pope Francis as leader of the world’s Roman Catholics.
In a written statement, Archbishop Charles Chaput says that separate investigations found that 75-year-old Reverend James Collins and 67-year-old Reverend John Paul “unfit for ministry.”
Pope Francis has decided to end the practice of naming priests working in the trenches – monsignors.
Dennis Sullivan, 67, was the former vicar-general in the New York archdiocese.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has resolved all but one of the cases involving allegations of child sex abuse by priests with the announcement Sunday that five more priests have been removed from ministry.
Pope Francis released what some are calling “road map for the future of the catholic church” earlier this week in Rome.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo were chosen Tuesday to lead the U.S. Catholic Conference of Bishops.
Signaling a dramatic shift in Vatican tone, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church had become obsessed by “small-minded rules” about how to be faithful and that pastors should instead emphasize compassion over condemnation when discussing divisive social issues of abortion, gays and contraception.
Federal authorities have sentenced an admitted con man who targeted nuns, priests and others in a so-called advance fee scam with devastating personal results to 18 years in prison.