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Mayor Nutter meets with Pope Francis during a trip to Rome with Governor Corbett and Archbishop Chaput. (credit: CBS3)

Nutter, Corbett, Chaput To Meet With Business Leaders About World Meeting Of Families

Today’s session, Mayor Nutter says, is in part to jumpstart fundraising for next year’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

04/15/2014

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Newly Formed Catholic Foundation Of Greater Philadelphia Seeks To Get Catholics Involved In Giving To Charity

Richard Clark is the chairman of the newly formed Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.

09/24/2013

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South Philly Native, Raised Catholic, Is Key Speaker At PA Atheist/Humanist Convention

A South Philadelphia native who calls himself a cultural arsonist is one of the speakers at a conference of atheists and humanists in town next weekend.

09/07/2013

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Local Church Reacts To Merger Announced By Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

One of the churches caught in the midst of the mergers is Saint Leo the Great Parish in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

06/02/2013

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Thousands Affected By List Of Church Mergers Released By Archdiocese 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.

06/02/2013

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Analysis: A New Pope, A New Vision

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.

03/24/2013

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Opinion: Paul Ryan’s Dish Washing Is As Fake As Romney/Ryan Budget Math

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.

10/16/2012

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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

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Pope Selects Philadelphia As 1st American City To Host International Conference

Pope Benedict XVI is planning to come to Philadelphia in 2015 for a world families conference.

06/03/2012

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In Clergy Sex Abuse Trial, Monsignor William Lynn Returns To The Stand

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.

05/27/2012

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Villanova Cancels Gay Artist’s Show, Cites ‘Catholic Values’ As Reason

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.

02/21/2012

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Archbishop Chaput Writes Letter To Philadelphia’s Catholics

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.

12/10/2011

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Talks Between Striking Catholic School Teachers And Philadelphia Archdiocese To Resume

Negotiations resume Thursday afternoon between striking high school teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

09/07/2011

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Catholic Diocese Of Wilmington: Reorganization Plan Is Fair To Creditors, Priest Sex Abuse Victims

Bishop Francis Malooly says the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington’s proposed bankruptcy reorganization plan is fair to creditors, including victims of priest sex abuse.

07/08/2011

Signing agreement between Diocese of Camden and Villanova are (on the left) University President Rev. Peter Donahue and Diocese of Camden Bishop Joseph Galante. (Credit: David Madden)

Villanova And Camden Diocese Team Up And Offer Online Master’s In Church Management

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.

04/02/2011

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