One of the churches caught in the midst of the mergers is Saint Leo the Great Parish in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
In one of the most sweeping announcements in its long history, the Philadelphia Archdiocese has announced mergers or consolidations of parishes that will affect thousands of Catholics in the region.
The Catholic church is being led by Pope Francis. Local experts on the inside of the church are happy with what they see so far.
If you want to know what an empty, meaningless political photo opportunity is look at Congressman Paul Ryan’s drop by at a food bank last week in Youngstown, Ohio.
A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.
Pope Benedict XVI is planning to come to Philadelphia in 2015 for a world families conference.
Lynn’s defending himself against charges that he endangered children, while in his role as Secretary of the Clergy from 1992 to 2004 — while working for the late Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.
Villanova University has canceled a workshop on personal narrative by a gay performance artist, saying his shows aren’t in keeping with its Catholic values.
The new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has written a letter to his flock about the year to come to be read aloud at all masses this weekend starting tonight.
Negotiations resume Thursday afternoon between striking high school teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Bishop Francis Malooly says the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s proposed bankruptcy reorganization plan is fair to creditors, including victims of priest sex abuse.
The Camden Diocese will get a 50 percent discount on the $25,000 tuition for the two-year, 30 credit master’s program, which includes a week on Villanova’s main line campus.
By the time news of the suspension of 21 Philadelphia Priests hit the CBS Evening News, members of the group “Voice of the Faithful” in Philadelphia had gathered for their monthly meeting.
Cardinal Justin Rigali hired Gina Smith after a Philadelphia Grand Jury found the Church might be turning a blind eye to such cases, despite convincing evidence.
The Redemptorists who run the St. John Neumann shrine in North Philadelphia are launching a jubilee year today to mark the Philadelphia saint’s 200th birthday.
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