Noted Vatican Watcher Says New Pope's Departures Come As No SurprisePope Francis' inclusion of women in a Holy Week ceremony that was previously reserved for men has agitated church traditionalists who are asking, what's next?
Holy Week Begins With A Procession Of Children At Mother Bethel AMEAt the Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal church in South Philadelphia, Holy Week began with a palm procession led by children.
Christians Around The Region Celebrate The Beginning Of Holy WeekChristians in Philadelphia celebrated Palm Sunday at church services this Sunday morning.
Philadelphia's Roman Catholic Community Marks Holy Thursday Amid Backdrop of Sexual Abuse ScandalThe Catholic Church in Philadelphia began marking the holiest week on the Christian calendar on Thursday, under the cloud of the priest sexual abuse scandal.
Area Residents Prepare For Holy Week By Celebrating Palm SundayChristians around the world celebrated Palm Sunday, which commemorates Christ's triumphal entry into Jerusalem. In Philadelphia, an Old City church made it a day of joy and contemplation.