19th Century Church In Northeast Philadelphia To Be DemolishedThe Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced plans to demolish a northeast Philadelphia church that dates back to the late 19th century despite efforts of residents and former parishioners to save the structure.
New Class Of Deacons Ordained In Philadelphia Archdiocese Seven deacons were ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Saturday.
Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency For City of PhiladelphiaAs a result of the intense snow storm, all Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Philadelphia School District schools will be closed Wednesday.
Former Voice For Philadelphia Archdiocese To Serve As Executive Director For World Meeting Of FamiliesDonna Farrell, who left the archdiocese communications office last year after 13 years there, is coming back to take the post of executive director for the World Meeting of Families scheduled for September 2015.
Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse CaseThe family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man's alleged abuser.
Young Catholics Embark On Pilgrimage To Rio de Janeiro21 young people from the Philadelphia Archdiocese are on their way to Rio de Janeiro, to join with millions of Catholics for World Youth Day.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Launches New Website Geared Towards Young AdultsElizabeth Riordan, who is supervising the website for the Archdiocese, says one of the primary goals was to create a social and spiritual networking opportunity for users.
3 Philadelphia Priests Declared Unfit For ServiceThree priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.
Cost, Logistics Two Big Questions Surrounding 2015 World Families ConferencePhiladelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput acknowledges it cost officials in the Italian city of Milan more than $10 million to host the most recent Vatican Families Conference in June 2012.
Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope's ResignationPhiladelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict's resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.
No Verdict In Philadelphia Church-Abuse TrialJurors in a church-abuse case in Philadelphia have gone home Monday without a verdict, but first asked about a missing trial witness.
Two More Set For Trial In Philly Clergy-Abuse CaseA Roman Catholic priest and a former Catholic school teacher are going on trial on charges they raped a former altar boy.