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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