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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput at the March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Philadelphia archdiocese announces 24 parishes to merge

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Sunday announced the merger of 24 parishes into 10, saying the changes will “ultimately strengthen... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. File Photo /CNA.

Archbishop Chaput finalizes three priests' ministry removal

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has finalized three priests' removal from archdiocesan ministry: one who faces a “substantiated” allegation... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput to consolidate Philadelphia seminary

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has announced his plan to consolidate Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary's operations, as part of his ongoing... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput: Campus ministry has eternal value

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia offered encouragement to campus ministers this week, assuring them their mission “matters eternally because... Read more

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Bishops urged to imitate St. Thomas More in mandate fight

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has held up the 16th century's Saint Thomas More as a model of courage... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass Oct. 20, 2012 at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica.

Archbishop Chaput: Advent's message relevant in wake of tragedy

The message of Advent is applicable in today’s world, especially in light of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct. 20, 2012.

Archbishop Chaput says Year of Faith holds solution to relativism

The current Year of Faith is an opportunity to counter the cultural relativism that plagues modern society and that has... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput: being a saint is the only thing that matters

At a conference on faith and evangelization, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia told participants that sanctity is the single... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass Oct. 20, 2012 at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica.

Archbishop Chaput: Be Catholic before you are Democrat or Republican

As the country approaches election day in two weeks, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is encouraging Catholic voters to... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia celebrates Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica, Oct 20, 2012.

Archbishop Chaput links new saints with New Evangelization

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia believes that the seven saints who were canonized by Pope Benedict Oct. 21 should... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput urges end to capital punishment

Ahead of the possible execution of three convicts on Pennsylvania’s death row, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has called... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput urges 'deep changes' in Philadelphia archdiocese

Celebrating the first anniversary of his role as head of the Philadelphia archdiocese, Archbishop Charles J. Archbishop Chaput is calling... Read more

The cardinal's residence is on an 8.9-acre property contiguous to SJU's Philadelphia Campus. Photo courtesy of SJU.

Jesuit university to buy Philadelphia archbishop's residence

St. Joseph’s University has signed a letter of intent to buy the Archbishop of Philadelphia’s residence from the financially troubled... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput and Ed Hanway at the Aug. 21, 2012 press conference.

Philadelphia archdiocese creates new Catholic high school system

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia unveiled a new school system this morning that will be run by an independent... Read more

Villa St. Joseph by the Sea in Ventnor, N.J. is being sold by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Max Spann Real Estate.

Philadelphia archdiocese to sell major properties

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced it will sell some of its large real estate holdings, including the archbishop’s residence,... Read more

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As secularism spreads, Archbishop Chaput charts path for renewal

Changes in the nature of American society call the faithful to renew their commitment to living out their beliefs in... Read more

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Philadelphia archdiocese cuts jobs, closes newspaper

Facing a $17 million projected deficit, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is cutting over 40 jobs, closing and restructuring programs, and... Read more

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Defense of Church requires revival of faith, Archbishop Chaput says

While defending their freedom in public life, Catholics must also renew the Church spiritually, starting in their own lives, Philadelphia... Read more

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Auxiliary bishop to head Philly’s St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has named Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior as rector of Philadelphia’s historic St. Charles Borromeo... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput speaks at a July 2011 press conference in Philadelphia.

Pope to attend World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia

Pope Benedict XVI personally chose Philadelphia as the site for the next World Meeting of Families and, health permitting, will... Read more