Father Dennis Gill
50 people are part of a special pilgrimage traveling to the Vatican to take part in the canonization of Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII next Sunday.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese will send a contingent of pilgrims to Rome at the end of next month to share in the canonization of two new saints, one of whom had visited Philadelphia just 35 years ago.
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.
Following in the example of the new Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is reaching out to its neighbors to host what it’s calling an “ecumenical conversation.”
The announcement that Philadelphia will host the Catholic Church’s World Family Day in 2015 means a lot of preparations in the months and years ahead.