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Vatican Sending Some Notable Items to Philadelphia Ahead of Pope's VisitThe exhibit, called "Vatican Splendors," will be on display at the Franklin Institute starting September 19th.
4 Atlantic City Catholic Churches Being Consolidated Into OneOur Lady Star of the Sea and St. Nicholas of Tolentine will operate under the name of St. Monica Parish, with Our Lady Star of the Sea serving as the main worship site.
Annual Vigil Outside Phila. Cathedral Demands Ordination of Women as Catholic PriestsWomen with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Women's Ordination Conference stood across the street from the Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul, calling for the ordination of women as priests in the Catholic Church.
Cloistered Order of 'Pink Sisters,' Based in Fairmount, Mark 100 Years in Philadelphia"Our first sisters came from our mother house in Steyl, Holland, so the occasion we're actually celebrating is the anniversary of their arrival," says Sister Mary Caritas (center).
Philadelphia Families Asked To Host Visitors For Pope's TripResidents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those coming to see Pope Francis next year.
Papal Visit Marks Exciting Time For Many Local ParishesNews that Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia next year is sparking excitement within Catholic parishes across the city.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Set To Hear Case Of Monsignor LynnThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in Harrisburg from the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office as it seeks the re-instatement of the child-endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.
Archbishop Chaput Pens Pastoral Letter To Teachers, Administrators In Archdiocese Of PhiladelphiaCatholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first "Archbishop's Day for Teachers and Administrators."
Vial Of Blood From Recently Canonized Saint Pope John Paul II On Display In PhiladelphiaFather Dennis Gill, the director of the Office for Divine Worship in the archdiocese, says the relic will be on display the entire weekend inside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Parkway.
With Philadelphia Announcement of 2015 Event, Hint of a Papal VisitArchbishop Vincente Paglia, president of the Pontifical Council for the Family, is on a factfinding mission to identify sites for the events, including possible venues that could handle a papal visit.
One Of Two Popes To Be Canonized Sunday Was Frequent Visitor To PhiladelphiaPope John Paul II, born Karol Wojtyla, became good friends with Philadelphia's former Archbishop John Krol. Both were made cardinals at the same time in 1967.
Pilgrims From Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Head To Rome For Canonization Of Two Former Popes50 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.
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