Catholic High School Teachers And Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Reach AgreementThe Office of Catholic Education (OCE) is pleased that the general membership of ACT ratified the contract today. It is the agreement we had hoped to obtain for the current and future benefit of everyone most especially our students and school families.
Monsignor Pleads Guilty To Raiding Over $500,000 From Retirement Home To Gamble, Go On TripsA local monsignor entered a guilty plea to four federal wire fraud charges Thursday morning.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Embraces Facebook LiveThe archdiocese entered the world of Facebook Live by broadcasting Holy Week rites on Archbishop Charles Chaput's Facebook page.
Philadelphia Historic Commission To Consider Some Unusual ApplicationsThe squat brick row-house in the 900 block of Snyder Avenue looks like lots of others in the neighborhood. Nothing leaps out as historic, but the application before the historic designation committee notes it's associated with a person of significance in the past.
Archdiocese Closing West Philadelphia ChurchThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia is closing a church building that had been used as a worship site since its congregation merged with another parish early last year.
Archdiocese Makes Long-Term Deal With Bucks County Company To Manage CemeteriesThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia has a deal for a Bucks County based company to manage their 13 Catholic cemeteries in the area.
Philadelphia Priest Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse ReinstatedThe diocese said Monday that Archbishop Charles Chaput decided the Rev. Joseph DiGregorio is suitable for ministry.
St. James Regional Catholic School, Made Up Of Students From 2 Closed Catholic Schools, Opens Its Doors With joyful songs and the bishop's blessing, Saint James Regional Catholic School opened its doors on Wednesday morning, marking a new era for the Archdiocese.
Judge Denies House Arrest Request For Convicted MonsignorA judge has ruled a Philadelphia Monsignor convicted of child endangerment must stay behind bars. When sentenced later this month, he faces 3 1/2 to seven years in prison.
Judge May Grant House Arrest To Convicted Monsignor LynnConvicted clergyman Monsignor William Lynn will remain behind bars for now, but the trial judge is considering a defense house arrest request after she revoked bail with Lynn's conviction last week on a child endangerment charge.
Jury Continues Deliberations In Historic Church Sex Abuse TrialThe jury in the clergy abuse case has worked quietly Tuesday. Deliberations continued through lunch and the panel had no additional questions.
Pope Selects Philadelphia As 1st American City To Host International ConferencePope Benedict XVI is planning to come to Philadelphia in 2015 for a world families conference.