The country’s first free Diocesan Catholic high school is expanding its footprint in Center City, ceremonially breaking ground on a new visual and performing arts […]
With church attendance on the decline, The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is reportedly using a new tool to grow its audience: Facebook Live. Archdiocese spokesman Ken […]
It’s not every day that a person charged with a federal crime picks up the phone, so Wednesday was a bit unusual in that regard. […]
We are now in the season of Lent, one of the most solemn seasons on the liturgical calendar. The annual time of atonement is well […]
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will close four local churches, including two in the city, the institution announced yesterday.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia will soon close three local churches, according to a Sunday announcement.
Last week, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput released “Pastoral Guidelines for Implementing Amoris Laetitia,” regarding Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation issued in April. That profound and complex 263-page document affirmed “a renewed […]
Archbishop Charles Chaput released a set of rules Friday that prohibit unmarried couples who live together and gay couples from receiving communion. The restrictions also ask that divorced […]
In 1986, Cardinal John Krol suppressed it. In 2014, it was formally closed. And now, in 2016, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is petitioning to remove […]
The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament announced this morning (May 2) that the religious order will sell its motherhouse in Bensalem, a 44-acre property the […]
With the probable Blizzard of 2016 about to bear down upon us, you probably have a lot of important questions. Did I buy enough bread? […]
Pope Francis just finished saying Mass for a couple thousand people at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City. The event […]
Catholics are obligated to attend mass every Sunday. Indeed, it is a grave sin to skip the once-weekly mass — a mortal sin, one requiring […]
The World Meeting of Families got official kickoff treatment this afternoon at the Pennsylvania Convention Center with remarks from Mayor Nutter, Archdiocese of Philadelphia Charles J. Chaput and […]