Archbishop Charles Chaput

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

Archbishop Chaput: When we forget faith, we forget our humanity

Sep 14, 2018

When man tries to cling to reason and separate himself from faith, he forgets who he is and loses his... Read more

Activists shout chants during an 'End Family Detention' event at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas, June 24, 2018.

Anger over migrant family separation 'warranted', Archbishop Chaput says

Jun 25, 2018

In his latest column, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia called out the Trump administration and Congress for putting families in... Read more

Pope Francis with youth.

Chaput asks Notre Dame student for youth synod advice

Jun 19, 2018

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput turned over his weekly Catholic Philly column to a University of Notre Dame student, who hopes... Read more

Foreign bishops respond to German intercommunion proposal

May 23, 2018

Several bishops from outside Germany have critiqued a proposal to allow Protestant spouses of Catholics to receive communion in German... Read more

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

Archbishop Chaput thinks you should read this young Catholic's letter

Apr 19, 2018

In a time of cultural confusion and challenge, youth need clarity and guidance from the Church – and failure to... Read more

Blessed Paul VI.

Archbishop Chaput: Paul VI would not be surprised by the #MeToo movement

Apr 4, 2018

By Courtney Mares

“The #MeToo movement, emotional wreckage, sexual disease and date rape are the realities we’ve inherited from the sexual revolution. Paul... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia.

At Villanova, Archbishop Chaput talks faith and society

Feb 23, 2018

Nation-wide violence. School shootings. Political tensions. Drugs. Unemployment. Hunger.  Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia in September 2014.

Archbishop Chaput: Catholics need faith and reason, not a new paradigm

Feb 22, 2018

By Kevin J. Jones

St. John Paul II’s encyclical Fides et ratio will mark its 20th anniversary this year, on Sept. 14. Archbishop Charles... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput.  CNA file photo

Archbishop Chaput: blessing ceremonies for same-sex couples is not permitted

Feb 8, 2018

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia has penned a letter to priests and deacons in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, addressing... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput.

We must become 'new men,' Archbishop Chaput says

Feb 4, 2018

At the Catholic Men’s Fellowship Conference, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia challenged more than 1,300 men to remember how masculinity... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop Charles Chaput.

O’Malley and Chaput make a Super Bowl wager

Jan 31, 2018

On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will go head-to-head in Super Bowl LII, facing off to claim... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Archbishop Chaput: Civilta Cattolica got American Christianity wrong

Jul 19, 2017

A prominent Catholic journal’s critique of American religion and politics got quite a bit wrong, Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles J. Chaput... Read more

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Philadelphia.

A new path for Philadelphia’s historic seminary?

May 19, 2017

Amid plans for the future of the Philadelphia archdiocese’s historic Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, the seminary and Neumann University have... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Remembering two anniversaries

Apr 27, 2017

We mark two forgotten anniversaries in 2017.  Read more