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Report: Archbishop Chaput Received Hate Mail Over Firing Gay Teacher

A friend and ally of Archbishop Charles Chaput reports that the leader of Philadelphia Catholics has received nasty hate mail for his support of a […]

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Monsignor Lynn Moved From Prison Where Pope Will Visit

It appears Pope Francis will be spared one potentially awkward moment on his visit to Philadelphia. Monsignor William Lynn had been serving out a three-year […]

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Department of Duh: Of Course Margie Winters Got Fired

In some ways, I feel for Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. Yesterday, when he released a statement on the archdiocese’s position on the firing of Margie Winters, […]

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Parents Outraged Over Firing of Lesbian Teacher at Waldron Mercy Academy

It may be summer break at the Waldron Mercy Academy in Merion, but administrators at the private Catholic school have their hands full thanks to […]

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Gay Activists: We’ll Protest Pope’s Visit If We Want

One day before the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark ruling on same-sex marriage, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said that gay people can attend Pope Francis’ visit […]

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Archdiocese Announces Three Churches to Close

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia over the weekend announced the closure of three churches in the area:

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Former West Chester Clergyman Pleads to Child Porn Charges

A former parochial vicar in the Philadelphia Archdiocese has pleaded guilty to charges he possessed and shared child pornography. Mark Haynes, 56, pleaded guilty to federal […]

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Three Important Quotes from Archbishop Chaput’s New Interview

Archbishop Charles Chaput recently gave an interview to CatholicPhilly.org, reminiscing about his first years here, looking ahead to the visit of Pope Francis, and reflecting […]

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Lynn Ordered Back to Prison

Monsignor William Lynn has been ordered back to prison following the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s reinstatement of his child endangerment conviction stemming from the abuse scandal […]

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Archdiocese Settles Sex Abuse Suits

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has settled to civil suits stemming from the priest sex abuse scandal, the Legal Intelligencer reports. The cases stemmed from incidents […]

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D.A. Moves to Revoke Lynn’s Bail

As expected, prosecutors have moved to revoke bail for Monsignor William Lynn following Monday’s reinstatement of his child endangerment conviction by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

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Supreme Court Reinstates Monsignor Lynn Conviction

Monsignor William Lynn may be headed back behind bars. Lynn was freed last year after an appeals court overturned his conviction on child endangerment charges […]

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Honolulu Bishop Condemns Philly Mag Writer for Saying Jesus Would Have Been Nice to Gay People

Earlier this month, Philadelphia magazine writer Joel Mathis, who also does a syndicated column picked up in papers across the nation, wrote a piece following […]

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Where Will the Pope Visit When He Visits Philly?

Where will Pope Francis visit when he visits Philly in fall? More than a dozen sites are under consideration, KYW reports:

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Chaput Hopes Pope’s Visit “Transformative”

World News Videos | US News Videos Archbishop Charles Chaput gave an Easter Day interview to ABC News this weekend, highlighting preparations for the visit […]