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Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on Nov. 5, 2014.

Philly archdiocese says Pope's US schedule yet to be finalized

Jan 19, 2015

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia's communications director clarified that Pope Francis' official schedule during his trip to the U.S. in September... Read more

Bishop John McIntyre, an auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, says Mass for the feast of St. John Neumann, Jan. 5, 2015.

Philly kicks off 2015 celebrating St John Neumann

Jan 7, 2015

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia observed the feast of St. John Neumann on Monday, and celebrated the year that the city... Read more

St. John Paul II, a co-patron of the 2015 World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia.

St. John Paul II, Gianna Molla to be World Meeting of Families patrons

Jul 21, 2014

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia announced Sunday that St. John Paul II and St. Gianna Beretta Molla will be patron... Read more

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Council for the Family, speaks at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

World Meeting of Families shows man's destiny is love, official says

Jun 11, 2014

By Carl Bunderson

The president of the Pontifical Council for the Family urged the U.S. bishops to help share the message that the... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaking at the Vatican, March 25, 2014.

Philadelphia archdiocese files suit against HHS mandate

Jun 3, 2014

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and its affiliated entities filed a lawsuit June 2 challenging federal mandates that require employers to... Read more

Philly Catholics join 'Mass Mob' trend to support churches

Mar 16, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia have planned their first “Mass Mob” in the north of the city, seeking to... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaking at a conference in Mexico City, Nov. 16, 2013.

Archbishop Chaput confident of papal visit to Philadelphia

Mar 7, 2014

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has said he has “great confidence” that Pope Francis will attend the World Meeting of... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. (File photo/CNA).

Archbishop Chaput calls contribution to priest's bail 'just'

Jan 3, 2014

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has explained his decision to provide ten percent of the bail of Msgr. William Lynn,... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

Archbishop Chaput says five Philly priests unfit for ministry

Dec 18, 2013

Continuing the Philadelphia archdiocese's response to a grand jury report on sex abuse or misconduct by clergy, Archbishop Charles J.... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput prays for building collapse victims

Jun 5, 2013

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia offered his prayers to those affected by a building collapse on the morning of... Read more

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

Archbishop Chaput to consolidate Philadelphia seminary

Mar 7, 2013

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

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.

Vatican sets dates for 2015 World Meeting of Families

Feb 25, 2013

The Holy See has announced the dates for the eighth World Meeting of Families, officially confirming that the event will... Read more

The Villa St. Joseph by the Sea which was sold to Steve and Ilene Berger. Photo courtesy of Max Spann Real Estate.

Philadelphia archdiocese auctions priests' vacation villa

Sep 19, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has sold at auction a South Jersey shore vacation villa for elderly priests at a price... Read more

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia. (File Photo)

Archbishop Chaput urges 'deep changes' in Philadelphia archdiocese

Sep 8, 2012

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

Sep 7, 2012

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

Aug 21, 2012

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

Aug 13, 2012

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