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(Bishop Joseph McFadden, in file photo.)

Joseph McFadden, Bishop of Harrisburg, Dead Suddenly in Philadelphia at 65

McFadden served as president of Cardinal O’Hara High School, and was extensively involved in the archdiocese Office of Catholic Education.

05/02/2013

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Analysis: A New Pope, A New Vision

The Catholic church is being led by Pope Francis. Local experts on the inside of the church are happy with what they see so far.

03/24/2013

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Local Catholics React To Election Of New Pope

The election of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis has local Catholics very excited.

03/13/2013

Pope Benedict XVI (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Historian Discusses Rarity Of Papal Resignations

In the scant history of papal resignations, this is the first one attributed to age and loss of vigor. KYW Newsradio spoke to a local historian about precedents for Pope Benedict XVI stepping down.

02/11/2013

Wendell Young (Credit: United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776)

Union Leader Wendell Young III Dies At 74

Wendell Young III, a long-time union leader and labor giant in the Delaware Valley, passed away in his Lafayette Hill, Montgomery County home Wednesday after a battle with cancer. He was 74.

01/02/2013

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Hostess Corp., In Chapter 7, Becomes A Case Study In Area College Courses

The odyssey of Hostess Brands is not only playing out in bankruptcy court and business boardrooms. Its liquidation is also being followed in schools of business on university campuses.

11/26/2012

(A technician takes blood from one volunteer at left as other volunteers go through an initial questionnaire for the 20-year study.  Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Hundreds Volunteer in Philadelphia For Nationwide, Long-Term Cancer Study

Hundreds of people were signing up in center city Philadelphia to take part in a decades-long study on preventing cancer.

10/19/2012

(Father Kevin Gillespie speaks at his investiture.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

St. Joe’s University Welcomes Its New President, A Class of ’72 Alumnus

“Thomas Wolfe was wrong — you can go home again,” Father Kevin Gillespie said today.

10/12/2012

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St. Joe’s University Pays $10M For Archdiocese’s City Ave. Mansion

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is selling the archbishop’s residence, at 5700 City Line Avenue, to St. Joseph’s University.

09/07/2012

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St. Joseph’s University Poised To Purchase Archbishop’s Residence

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s financial troubles have forced the auction and sale of some of its prime properties.

08/17/2012

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Teaching Kids To Understand The World Through Science

GeoKids LINKS, now celebrating its 20th year, was developed in Philadelphia, with teaching units in grades 1-5, offering a ninety minute weekly lesson in four North Philadelphia schools

06/12/2012

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Legs Against Arms Run Is This Sunday At St. Joe’s

Hundreds are expected to attend the Legs Against Arms 5K Run at St. Joseph’s University this Sunday. The proceeds go to preventing violence in the city.

04/27/2012

Jason McElwain. (Credit: St. Joseph's University)

During Autism Awareness Month, Basketball Phenom Speaks At St. Joe’s

Jason McElwain became an overnight celebrity when a 2006 Youtube video of him shooting six three-pointers in four minutes went viral.

04/13/2012

(Rick Santorum announced on April 10th that he will be suspending his campaign for president. Credit: Jeff Swensen/ Getty Images)

Santorum’s Bow-Out Means Rush of Dollars From Pa. Economy

The dust had barely settled from Santorum’s announcement before Romney’s people were pulling the plug on TV and radio commercials.

04/11/2012

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Adjusting To Daylight Saving Time

We return to Daylight Saving this weekend, meaning clocks are turned ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday. A St. Josephs’s University psychologist says there are a few strategies you can use to catch up with the lost hour.

03/10/2012

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