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(Priests place ashes on the foreheads of churchgoers at the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul.  2013 file photo by KYW's Pat Loeb)

Delaware Valley Christians Mark Start of Somber Lenten Season

Archbishop Charles Chaput, the spiritual leader of more than one million Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was principal celebrant of a mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle.

03/05/2014

Sunday's service at Holy Family, led by charles Chaput. (Credit: CBS3)

Holy Family Celebrates Special Anniversary

It is a very special year for one of Philadelphia’s premiere Catholic Universities.

02/09/2014

(Archbishop Charles Chaput announces the start of this year's Catholic Charities Appeal.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Phila. Archbishop Kicks Off Annual Fundraising For Catholic Charities

The 2014 Catholic Charities Appeal is now underway. There are more than 80 programs that help more than 200,000 people, regardless of faith, each year.

01/23/2014

(Msgr. William Lynn leaves his bail hearing at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia.  Lynn lost about 70 pounds during his 18 months in an upstate prison.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Msgr. William Lynn Begins Confinement at a Lawncrest Parish House

Lynn was greeted warmly by those friends and relatives before the hearing, which lasted just a few moments before Judge Teresa Sarmina, who reminded him that if he violated any condition of his release, back to prison he would go.

01/06/2014

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz (Credit: : archlou.org)

New Catholic Bishop Leader Says Clergy Abuse Scandal Not Going Away

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is supportive of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s direct and firm measures to deal with the crisis, but he concedes it’s an ongoing concern across the country for all bishops

12/01/2013

file photo of Charles Chaput (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Local Catholics Can Interact With The Archdiocese On Issues Church Typically Frowns Upon

Philadelphia Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput wants to hear from clergy and lay people alike, as he prepares a meeting of Bishops at the Vatican next year.

11/17/2013

IMS chairman Brian McElwee, left, and Archbishop Chalres Chaput sign documents transferring control of 14 archdiocesan elementary schools.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Archdiocese Turns 14 Schools Over To Independent Operating Group

In a sweltering auditorium at St. Gabriel School in the Grays Ferry section of the city, Archbishop Charles Chaput signed an agreement turning 14 parish schools over to independent control.

07/15/2013

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Chaput Declares “Justice For Immigrants Day” In Philly

To mark the occasion, Chaput celebrated a bilingual mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

06/30/2013

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Philadelphia Priest On Administrative Leave After Alleged Sex Assault Decades Ago

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has placed 74-year old Reverend James Collins on administrative leave.

05/26/2013

(Old St. Mary's Church, in Society Hill.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Historic Society Hill Church Prepares to Mark Its 250th Anniversary

Many prominent Americans — from members of the Continental Congress to, on occasion, George Washington — have walked through the doors to worship there.

05/24/2013

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Archbishop Chaput Ordains 3 To The Priesthood For Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput ordained three new priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Saturday morning.

05/18/2013

(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65

McFadden served as president of Cardinal O’Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.

05/02/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.29.13

Chris reviews the continuing lack of media coverage of the Kermit Gosnell trial, the White House Correspondent’s Dinner, and a new study show SEPTA may need $4 billion. He talks to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment tonight and Vali Nasr about his new book, The Dispensable Nation.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/29/2013

Priest Sex Abuse Graphic - AP

3 Philadelphia Priests Declared Unfit For Service

Three priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.

04/07/2013

Priests process into the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia to take part in a special Mass where they renewed their clerical vows. (Credit: Mark Abrams)

Archbishop Chaput Leads Mass Of Renewal In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s Archbishop urged the hundreds of priests attending Holy Thursday Mass to recommit themselves to spreading the message of Jesus.

03/28/2013

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