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A detailed view of Thomas Eakins' portrait of Right Reverend James Loughlin. (Credit: St. Charles Borromeo Seminary)

Archdiocese To Auction Off 5 Eakins Paintings From Seminary Collection

Five portraits of clerics by Thomas Eakins were taken down last Friday and are now in the hands of Christie’s auction house.

03/25/2014

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz (Credit: : archlou.org)

New Catholic Bishop Leader Says Clergy Abuse Scandal Not Going Away

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is supportive of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s direct and firm measures to deal with the crisis, but he concedes it’s an ongoing concern across the country for all bishops

12/01/2013

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Archdiocese Task Force Thinks St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Should Expand

Bishop Timothy Senior, an auxiliary bishop and the seminary rector, says a task force approved by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was asked to explore whether the college division should continue operations.

10/24/2013

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St. Charles Borromeo Welcomes 37 Men Into Training For Priesthood

Tuesday was move-in day at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, as several dozen men begin the path to priesthood.

08/20/2013

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More Shocking Testimony In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse Case

According to the archdiocese’s “secret archives,” a former St. Charles Borromeo seminarian claimed his was the victim of an attempted gang rape more than 20 years before.

04/23/2012

(Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Just Toxicology Tests, No Criminal Probe of Cardinal’s Death, Says Montco DA

Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says her office is not conducting a criminal investigation into the recent death of Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.

02/10/2012

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Funeral Ceremonies Begin For Late Cardinal John Foley

Cardinal Foley will be moved to the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Friday morning for another public viewing, funeral mass, and burial beneath the high altar.

12/15/2011

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Cardinal Foley’s Funeral Expected To Draw High-Profile Church Leaders

The funeral for Delaware County native Cardinal John Patrick Foley, who died Sunday, is expected to draw high-profile clerics from across the globe to Philadelphia.

12/12/2011