Diocese of Harrisburg

Pope Francis greets the faithful as he holds mass in St. Peter's Square. File photo. (Credit: Franco Origlia/ Getty Images)

Harrisburg Diocese Chartering Dozens of Buses to Philadelphia in September for Pope’s Visit

Joe Aponick, a spokesman for the Diocese of Harrisburg, says they are opening bus ticket sales today for members of parishes within the diocesan territory.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Local Bishop Died Of Heart Attack

Diocese of Harrisburg officials say Bishop Joseph McFadden died of a heart attack last week after suddenly falling ill while attending a meeting in Pa.

05/05/2013

(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Funeral Rites Set For West Phila. Native, Harrisburg Bishop Joseph McFadden

Bishop Joseph McFadden, a West Philadelphia native who was a champion of Catholic education while serving in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, died Thursday at the age of 65.

05/03/2013

(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