Charles Chaput

(Credit: Archdiocese of Philadelphia)

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

Stigall Show Log 3.15.13

Chris reviews Mayor Michael Nutter being shouted down during his budget address, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul’s speeches at CPAC, and the fate of two more Carnival Cruise ships. He talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece about the state of Phillies in the final weeks of Spring Training.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/15/2013

(FILE PHOTO: Archbishop Charles Chaput)

Philadelphia Archbishop Chaput Reacts To Election Of New Pope

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput says he’s excited about the election of Pope Francis, and he urges Catholics to rejoice.

03/13/2013

(File photo)

Philadelphia Archdiocese To Cut Size of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Campus

Archbishop Charles Chaput says the college division operations will be moved to what is known as the “upper side” or theology division campus at the seminary.

03/07/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Cardinal Justin Rigali Meets With Benedict XVI On His Final Day As Pope

“He was first of all a great teacher. He was a great preacher of the word of God. He was a great pastor of the people,” Rigali said.

02/28/2013

(Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput and Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter greet each other at the Archdiocese headquarters.  Credit: Mark Abrams)

Archbishop Chaput Says Philadelphia Already Marshaling For 2015 Families Conference

It’s an event that is projected to draw tens of thousands of Catholics from around the world for the six-day event.

02/25/2013

(Catholics anointed with ashes leave the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, on Logan Circle.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Area Catholics Mark Ash Wednesday With Prayer, Ashes

Hundreds of people took part in the lunch hour ceremony on Ash Wednesday, being reminded of their own mortality.

02/13/2013

(Gov. Corbett, at lectern, speaks to invited guests at St. Martin of Tours School in Northeast Philadelphia.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Gov. Corbett Visits a Philadelphia Catholic School, Touting Financial Makeover

Independence Mission Schools (“IMS”) is the umbrella organization for 16 parish elementary schools, all of which charge tuition but, controversially, use both public and private funds for financial aid.

01/18/2013

(West Catholic High School.  Photo provided)

2012 Year in Review: Reconfiguration in Local Catholic School System

There were closures, consolidations, and reprieves for area Catholic schools this year.

12/28/2012

(The archbishop of Philadelphia's former residence on City Avenue.  Photo provided by whispersintheloggia.blogspot.com.)

2012 Year in Review: Retrenchment in the Philadelphia Archdiocese

It was a rough year for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, which had to sell off several valuable properties including the archbishop’s residence and a seashore villa, lay off employees, and fold the “Catholic Standard and Times” newspaper.

12/26/2012

(Father Kevin Gillespie speaks at his investiture.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

St. Joe’s University Welcomes Its New President, A Class of ’72 Alumnus

“Thomas Wolfe was wrong — you can go home again,” Father Kevin Gillespie said today.

10/12/2012

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