Pope Francis Open To Expanding Women's Role In The ChurchPope Francis appears to be opening a door to a greater role for women in the Catholic Church, agreeing to study re-constituting a clerical office held by both men and women in the early Church.
Montco Priest Can Forgive Sins Once Reserved For Only The PopeIt's part of the Pope's Year of Mercy in the Church. Msgr. George Majoros is the parochial vicar at Sacred Heart in Bridgeport.
Pope Francis Condones Contraception In Zika Virus CasesIn the case of the Zika virus, Pope Francis has suggested that women threatened with the virus are allowed to use contraception.
Polish Catholics Honor Deceased On All Saints' DayNovember 1 is All Saints' Day in many churches -- and parishioners at Saint Adalbert's Catholic Church in Port Richmond marked the occasion on Sunday.
Church Leaders End Synod In Rome; Skirt Issue Of Communion For Divorced CatholicsVatican observers say the synod exposed divisions among top church leaders over the approach to such issues as communion for Catholics who are divorced or those remarried outside the church.
A Push For Sainthood For Delaware County NativeA quadriplegic priest from Upper Darby could soon be on the road to sainthood in the Catholic Church, if some of those who knew him best are successful in their efforts to push the idea.
Catholic Church In Camden Sells Three Nursing Homes To Private CompanyFacilities in Cherry Hill, Vineland and Pleasantville, New Jersey are being sold to the Center Management Group, based in New York, for $40-million.
In Camden's Prison, a Pre-Easter Observance for InmatesThe Holy Thursday mass, behind the walls of the Camden County Correctional Facility, included foot-washing of inmates by a Catholic priest.
Pope Francis Announces Visit To Philadelphia For World Meeting Of FamiliesIn 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.
Online Registration Officially Opens For World Meeting Of Families In PhiladelphiaSignificant progress has been made in finalizing some of the plans for the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families planned for Philadelphia in September 2015.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Dominate Bishops' DebatePhiladelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput suggests the subject of same-sex marriage could dominate the debate at this week's conference in Baltimore.
Archbishop Chaput Pens Pastoral Letter To Teachers, Administrators In Archdiocese Of PhiladelphiaCatholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first "Archbishop's Day for Teachers and Administrators."