Uptick In Enrollment At Prominent Seminary In Montgomery CountySt. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion is seeing the largest overall increase in enrollment of men studying for the Roman Catholic priesthood in more than a dozen years.
Organization Supporting Grandparents Coming To Philly For First-Ever U.S. ConferenceMarilyn Henry, a chapter coordinator for the Catholic Grandparents Association, says the group will gather in Philadelphia on August 26.
Move In Day For Seminarians At St. Charles BorremeoForty-five new seminarians wearing black ties carried suitcases and boxes into St. Charles Seminary to begin the path toward priesthood.
Just Released: The Pope's Schedule For September's Trip To PhiladelphiaThe Vatican has just released the schedule of events for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States.
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.
Archdiocese To Auction Off 5 Eakins Paintings From Seminary CollectionFive portraits of clerics by Thomas Eakins were taken down last Friday and are now in the hands of Christie's auction house.
New Catholic Bishop Leader Says Clergy Abuse Scandal Not Going AwayArchbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is supportive of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput's direct and firm measures to deal with the crisis, but he concedes it's an ongoing concern across the country for all bishops
Archdiocese Task Force Thinks St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Should ExpandBishop Timothy Senior, an auxiliary bishop and the seminary rector, says a task force approved by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia was asked to explore whether the college division should continue operations.
St. Charles Borromeo Welcomes 37 Men Into Training For PriesthoodTuesday was move-in day at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, as several dozen men begin the path to priesthood.
More Shocking Testimony In Philadelphia Priest Sex Abuse CaseAccording to the archdiocese's "secret archives," a former St. Charles Borromeo seminarian claimed his was the victim of an attempted gang rape more than 20 years before.
Just Toxicology Tests, No Criminal Probe of Cardinal's Death, Says Montco DAMontgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman says her office is not conducting a criminal investigation into the recent death of Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua.