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Foundation Names New Executive of Philly’s Catholic High Schools

Back in August, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced it was turning control of its 17 high schools and four special education facilities to an independent […]

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Trial Rescheduled for Priest, Teacher Accused of Abuse

A trial has been re-scheduled for two men accused of raping the same boy at a Northeast Philadelphia parish in the late 1990s. The Rev. […]

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Archdiocese Gives Control of Secondary Schools to Independent Foundation

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, today, announced that an independent foundation will take over management of its secondary and special education programs. Faith in the Future […]

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The Catholic Church in Philadelphia Can Save Its Reputation

I always try to check my emotions at the door when I begin a column. That’s why I rarely write in the first person. But, […]

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No Philadelphia Catholic School Is Safe

“I don’t know Chief … this shark is either very smart, or very dumb … ” So was the famous line uttered by the legendary […]

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Cardinal Bevilacqua Did Not Get Off Easy

I first met Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua when he walked into the NBC 10 studios as a guest on Live @ Issue, the Sunday morning news […]

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Whining and Begging Won’t Help Catholic Schools

Remember when you were a kid and your parents said no to the new puppy or the road trip or the new dress or whatever […]

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Bonner and Prendie Can Pull Off a “Million Dollar Miracle”

There is nothing Catholics like better than a good, old-fashioned miracle, and there is a million-dollar miracle in the making right now in Delaware County. […]

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Bonner and Prendie to Appeal Closing

Rev. James Olson—president of Monsignor Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School—will formally appeal the ruling suggesting the schools close. The discussion is scheduled for 3 […]

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The Archdiocese’s Blue Ribbon Commission is the Bain Capital of Catholicism

Miracles come at a cost these days—one million dollars to be exact—and that’s just a down payment. Rev. James Olson, the president of Archbishop Prendergast […]