- Apr 22, 2021
When it comes to people Christians should try to emulate, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput puts Samwise “Sam” Gamgee (a companion to protagonist Frodo Baggins in Lord of the Rings) at the top of the list.
On a practical level, retired Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said he wrote his new book, Things Worth Dying For: Thoughts on a Life Worth Living, because his publisher was actively “trying to get me to write in my old age.”
Pope Francis named Archbishop Nelson J. Perez of Philadelphia as a member of the Pontifical Commission for Latin America.
The 798 students of Msgr. Bonner and Archbishop Prendergast High School, both in person and virtually, welcomed Philadelphia Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez for a Mass and tour of the school in suburban Drexel Hill Feb. 24.
A religious order has withdrawn its request to exhume its founder and transfer some of her remains from England to Philadelphia.
More than a thousand English Catholics are objecting to the proposed transfer to the United States of the relics of an American-born nun who is on the path to sainthood.
Declining enrollment and underutilized buildings are causing the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to close two high schools at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed likely to side with a Catholic social services agency in a dispute with Philadelphia over the agency’s refusal to work with same-sex couples as foster parents.