St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
The Vatican has just released the schedule of events for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States.
Philadelphia native, Bishop Daniel Thomas, who was ordained a priest in 1985 by Cardinal John Krol, and a bishop in 2006 by Cardinal Justin Rigali, takes the reins of a diocese that covers 19 counties in northwestern Ohio.
Five portraits of clerics by Thomas Eakins were taken down last Friday and are now in the hands of Christie’s auction house.
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
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.
Tuesday was move-in day at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, as several dozen men begin the path to priesthood.
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.
Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says her office is not conducting a criminal investigation into the recent death of Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.
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.
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.