After seeing black smoke rising from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican, the Catholic world knew that a pope is still to be elected. The voting resumes in the morning on Wednesday.
Some worshipers are confident the new Pope will have a large role in reversing the trend of the declining number of American Catholics and shrinking enrollment at Catholic schools.
The scheduling of the Conclave — the meeting of the College of Cardinals to elect a new Pope — is still in the works.
Twelve jurors have now been selected to hear an historic case, allegations of child abuse by priests and a cover-up by a church official, Monsignor William Lynn.
The 39th Annual March For Life is taking place in the nation’s capital on Monday, and for the first time, Archbishop Charles Chaput will lead Philadelphia’s Catholic to the march.
A new Roman Catholic diocese created for disgruntled Episcopalians may get at least a few converts from the Philadelphia area.
This week the Philadelphia archdiocese will stand at a crossroads of leadership. Charles Chaput is to be installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.
A leading Catholic journalist based in Philadelphia is leading a forum this week at the Vatican — on the topic of social media.
CBS sister stations CBS 3 and KYW Newsradio 1060 will team up to broadcast live coverage of the Mass of Beatification of Pope John Paul II on Sunday, May 1, 4 to 6 a.m. The Mass, which is being held in St. Peter’s Square in Rome, will be celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI.
For many Catholics, some trusted men of the cloth are now under a cloud of suspicion. 21 priests all now face allegations of having some kind of inappropriate relations with minors.
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