Parish Closures - Latest News
Nov 5, 2014 - 03:38 pm .- The parishioners at Holy Innocents were relieved to hear that their parish will remain open following concerns that it might be closed in a recent parish consolidation initiative, Making All Things New.  
Jun 4, 2013 - 12:07 am .- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Sunday announced the merger of 24 parishes into 10, saying the changes will “ultimately strengthen parish communities.”
Sep 26, 2012 - 02:07 am .- Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has approved the closure of a Philadelphia parish due to low Mass attendance and a church building whose physical condition creates “safety issues.”
Jun 1, 2012 - 02:04 am .- The Diocese of Spokane, Wash. has reached a mediation agreement in a sex abuse suit that will save parishes from foreclosure, reduce the diocese's legal fees and compensate victims, Bishop Blase J. Cupich announced.

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