“Whispers in the Loggia”

Pope Benedict XVI named New York Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Sullivan to succeed Bishop Joseph Galante as the leader of the Catholic Church in Camden. (Credit: Archdiocese of New York)

New York Bishop Dennis Sullivan To Succeed Camden Bishop Joseph Galante

Bishop Joseph Galante is stepping down due to health issues.

01/08/2013

(2002 photo of Cardinal Bevilacqua by Don Murray/ Getty Images)

Two Days Of Mourning For Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua Begin Today

Following a private viewing at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Archbishop Charles Chaput will receive Bevilacqua’s body at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at 5:30.

02/06/2012

(Cardinal Bevilacqua in 2002. Photo by Don Murray/Getty Images)

Bevilacqua Leaves Complicated Legacy, Funeral Plans Announced

“I don’t know if we’re going to have objective answers to what his legacy is. That’s something for historians. It’s not something we can determine in the heat of the moment with trials yet to begin.”

02/01/2012

(Credit: Bill Roswell)

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

(FILE PHOTO: Archbishop Charles Chaput)

Philadelphia’s New Archbishop Charles Chaput

It was a momentous week for the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia with the departure of Cardinal Rigali and a man from the west replacing him.

07/24/2011

(Rocco Palmo, of Philadelphia, produces the widely-read blog "Whispers in the Loggia."   Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia-Based Blogger Hosting Vatican Forum On Social Media

A leading Catholic journalist based in Philadelphia is leading a forum this week at the Vatican — on the topic of social media.

05/02/2011

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