Lawsuit Filed Against Philadelphia Archdiocese Over Sexual Abuse Of 3 Preschool ChildrenMichael Barbee was sentenced to 4-8 years in prison for sexually abusing three children, ages 2 to 3.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Creates Compensation Fund For Clergy Sex Abuse VictimsThe grand jury report identified 300 "predator priests" who allegedly molested more than 1,000 children in six Pennsylvania dioceses.
All Philadelphia Public Schools Closed Wednesday Due To StormThe Philadelphia School District and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced all city high schools and parochial elementary schools will be closed Wednesday due to inclement weather.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Announces Several Church ClosuresSeveral Catholic churches in the Delaware Valley, serving as worship sites for existing parishes, will soon close their doors for good.
Longtime Philadelphia Priest Takes On New RoleBishop Edward Deliman was ordained as the 27th auxiliary in the history of the archdiocese.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Announces Closure Of 2 Catholic ChurchesTwo Roman Catholic churches in the suburbs will be closed within weeks.
After Pope's Visit, Philadelphia Archdiocese Ready To Recruit PriestsIt's a simple campaign - "Called by Name."
19th Century Church In Northeast Philadelphia To Be DemolishedThe Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced plans to demolish a northeast Philadelphia church that dates back to the late 19th century despite efforts of residents and former parishioners to save the structure.
New Class Of Deacons Ordained In Philadelphia Archdiocese Seven deacons were ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City Saturday.
Mayor Nutter Declares Snow Emergency For City of PhiladelphiaAs a result of the intense snow storm, all Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Philadelphia School District schools will be closed Wednesday.
Former Voice For Philadelphia Archdiocese To Serve As Executive Director For World Meeting Of FamiliesDonna Farrell, who left the archdiocese communications office last year after 13 years there, is coming back to take the post of executive director for the World Meeting of Families scheduled for September 2015.
Family Files Suit In Clergy Sex Abuse CaseThe family of a Willow Grove man, who died of an accidental drug overdose a month ago after cooperating with authorities in a clergy sex abuse case, has filed a lawsuit against the Philadelphia Archdiocese and the man's alleged abuser.
Young Catholics Embark On Pilgrimage To Rio de Janeiro21 young people from the Philadelphia Archdiocese are on their way to Rio de Janeiro, to join with millions of Catholics for World Youth Day.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Launches New Website Geared Towards Young AdultsElizabeth Riordan, who is supervising the website for the Archdiocese, says one of the primary goals was to create a social and spiritual networking opportunity for users.
3 Philadelphia Priests Declared Unfit For ServiceThree priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.