- Jul 23, 2021
In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia’s foster care program because it did not accept same-sex couples as foster parents.
Federal investigators have ruled arson was the cause of a blaze that destroyed a Catholic church once considered the heart of Northeast Philadelphia’s historic Tacony neighborhood.
Catholic residents of a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood are mourning the loss of a landmark church.
Philadelphia’s soaring rates of homicide and gun violence have deep-rooted causes that can only be solved with a combination of spirituality and concrete action, said several Philadelphia priests.
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.
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.
Hundreds of nurses have gone on strike at a suburban Philadelphia hospital, citing low staffing levels amid rising coronavirus cases.
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.