- Oct 29, 2020
Police say they have identified a suspect but charges have been deferred in the case of an assault on a woman who had just finished a reading during Mass at a Catholic church in Philadelphia over the weekend.
Philadelphia’s archbishop called it a “senseless act of aggression” after a woman who had finished a reading at a Catholic church was punched as she left the altar.
A Philadelphia historical panel is recommending the demolition of the two spires of a shuttered 19th-century church at the urging of the New Jersey developer who bought the building earlier this year, but says the crumbling structure faces imminent collapse.
An architectural panel in Philadelphia has declined to approve demolition of a shuttered 19th-century church sought by the New Jersey developer who bought the building earlier this year but says the crumbling structure faces imminent collapse.
The Philadelphia Historical Commission officials say they need more time to decide the fate of a shuttered 19th-century church after the New Jersey developer who bought it earlier this year asked to demolish it, saying the crumbling structure faces imminent collapse.
Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength from the Eucharist, prayer and a rich spiritual heritage in the fight against racism.