• Philadelphia just got a group of young Carmelite nuns

    Philadelphia just got a group of young Carmelite nuns

    • Aug 8, 2017

    Carmelite nuns in Philadelphia offer their work and prayer for Christians throughout all of the world: the intentions of the Holy Father, the cardinals, and Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, but especially for the conversion of sinners.

  • Philly’s Archbishop Chaput looks at living faith in America

    Philly’s Archbishop Chaput looks at living faith in America

    • May 27, 2017

    Religion in America is not just a matter for history class. Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia points to the work of the great French observer of early American life, Alexis de Tocqueville, in concluding that the strength of American society was “the prevalence and intensity of religious belief.” In a new book, Chaput asks what happens when religion is no longer part of our shared common culture? In a word, what happens now?

  • Former Air Force pilot named auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta

    Former Air Force pilot named auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta

    • May 16, 2017

    Father Bernard E. Shlesinger III – director of spiritual formation in the theology division of St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania – has been named the new auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Before entering the priesthood, he was a captain in the United States Air Force, flying a C-130E Hercules transport aircraft.