With 75th Birthday Approaching, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput Submits Resignation LetterA spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia confirmed, a letter must be submitted when a bishop reaches the age of 75.
Four Northeast Philadelphia Parishes Will Merge This Summer, Philadelphia Archdioceses SaysThe decision to merge has been discussed for the last several years.
Archbishop John Carroll High School Music Teacher Charged With Having Sexual Contact With Students, Police SayHe is facing a felony count of institutional sexual assault of a minor, as well as charges of child endangerment, corruption of minors and furnishing minors with alcohol.
2 Priests Deemed Unsuitable, 1 Put On Administrative Leave For Allegations Of Sexual Abuse Of MinorA Philadelphia priest has been placed on administrative leave and two others have been found unsuitable for ministry, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Sunday.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Unveils Renderings For Saint Katharine Drexel's New TombIt will be constructed over the next few weeks at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
Archdiocese Warning Of Nationwide Gift Card Scam Where Criminals Create Accounts In Church's NameThey ask parishioners to purchase gift cards and to then email them the numbers off the back of the cards.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Reaches Settlement With Family Whose Son Was Allegedly Sexually Abused By PriestThe archdiocese reached a settlement with the family of Sean McIlmail, who say that Father Robert Brennan sexually abused him for years.
Our Lady Help of Christians Church Announces Closure Due To Financial StrainThe announcement follows a series of attempts to repair and maintain the church, but the costs were too substantial.
Philadelphia School District, Archdiocese Announce All Schools Closed WednesdayThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia School District have announced that all schools will be closed Wednesday due to the impending nor'easter.
New App Teaches Deaf to PrayIt's called "Religious Signs for Families" - a sign language app available for Apple and Android devices.
Anthem Philly Organizes Beer And Bishops BashThey hang out at Anthem Philly on Facebook and now they're planning an Octoberfest bash with a twist.
Philly Archdiocese's Treasure Trove Of Historical Data Finds New HomeThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia has moved its historical archives into a new home in the Northeast.
Philadelphia's Archdiocesan High School Teachers Vote In Favor Of New ContractPhiladelphia's Archdiocesan high school teachers voted Tuesday morning on whether they'll return to the classrooms on Wednesday for the first day of school.
Still No Contract For Teachers At High Schools Run By Philly ArchdioceseWith the start of classes in Archdiocesan High Schools now a week away, there is still no contract for teachers, despite a summer of negotiations.
Bank Employee Accused Of Stealing Archdiocese Of Philadelphia DonationsThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia acknowledges a bank employee supervising lockboxes for charitable donations has been fired and charged in the wake of a theft investigation.