Auxiliary Bishop From Philadelphia Becomes New Bishop Of Diocese Of ToledoPhiladelphia 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.
Rigali Removed By Pope From Vatican's 'Congregation For Bishops'The former leader of Philadelphia's Catholics has been removed from a key Vatican panel, as part of a larger shakeup.
Two More Suspended Priests Won't Return To Archdiocese Of PhiladelphiaThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has determined that two more priests are not suitable for ministry, because of allegations of inappropriate conduct.
Chaput To Announce Fate Of 27 Priests Allegedly Linked To Sex Abuse ScandalPhiladelphia's Archbishop Charles Chaput is set to appear at a news conference this afternoon to disclose the fate of some of the 27 priests suspended by his predecessor because of allegations of sexual abuse or other misconduct.
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."
Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Expected To Announce Drastic ChangesThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia school system is on the brink of historic changes.
Exclusive: Philadelphia's New Archbishop Speaks Candidly About His GoalsThis week the Philadelphia archdiocese will stand at a crossroads of leadership. Charles Chaput is to be installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.
Spanish Catholic Church Being Dedicated In Chester County, Pa.Cardinal Justin Rigali was overseeing the dedication of a new church, specifically for Spanish-speaking Catholics, on Tuesday afternoon in southern Chester County.
Chaput To Succeed Rigali As Archbishop Of PhiladelphiaDenver's archbishop, Rev. Charles Chaput, will succeed Cardinal Justin Rigali as the next leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
For Philadelphia's New Archbishop, A Reminder Of Ongoing Priest Abuse ProbeWhile Philadelphia-area Catholics got their first glimpse of the new archbishop today inside the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, protesters outside brought a reminder of the ongoing investigation of child sex abuse by priests.
Denver Archbishop Seen As Likely Successor To Outgoing Cardinal RigaliArchbishop Charles Chaput, a Native American, has a reputation as a conservative and a strong record on child protection.
Cardinal Justin Rigali To Retire, Vatican Could Name Successor TomorrowCardinal Justin Rigali came to Philadelphia from a posting in St. Louis in 2003. He was named the 12th bishop and eighth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia by Pope John Paul II, who also made him a cardinal.
Philadelphia Archdiocese's Sex-Abuse Chair Blasts CardinalThe head of the Philadelphia archdiocese's panel on priest sex-abuse is blasting the cardinal's response to the pedophilia crisis, and pulling back the curtain on the panel's long-secret operations.
Pope John Paul II To Be Beatified By Pope Benedict XVIThe late Pope John Paul II will be beatified by his successor, Pope Benedict XVI during ceremonies Sunday morning at the Vatican.
After Beatification, Church To Host Catholic BloggersThe Catholic church is steeped in religious traditions which date back centuries. But the message of the church is getting a modern boost with social media.