The 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.
Seven deacons were ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Saturday.
As 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 Families
Donna 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.
The 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.
21 young people from the Philadelphia Archdiocese are on their way to Rio de Janeiro, to join with millions of Catholics for World Youth Day.
Elizabeth 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.
Three priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.
Philadelphia 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.
Philadelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict’s resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.
Jurors in a church-abuse case in Philadelphia have gone home Monday without a verdict, but first asked about a missing trial witness.
A Roman Catholic priest and a former Catholic school teacher are going on trial on charges they raped a former altar boy.
Three West Philadelphia churches face an uncertain future after the announcement at mass Sunday morning that they’ll be merged into three larger parishes.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has appointed a former prosecutor as the new chair of its 12-member board that investigates allegations of sexual abuse and other complaints involving priests.
A Roman Catholic priest in Philadelphia who was previously cleared of inappropriate conduct has been suspended due to new allegations of sexual abuse, church officials said Monday.