News Releases from the Archdiocese
World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Dedicate Mural Honoring the Visit of Pope FrancisPublish date: November 30, 2015
With more than 2,700 people painting the mural, representing more than 100 countries, the mural is a contender for a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™
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Father Bill Carmody, longtime director of Respect Life director for the Diocese of Colorado Springs, says there is no place for violence in the pro-life movement. Bishop Michael J. Sheridan of Colorado Springs called the actions of the shooter "an act of pure evil."
Pope Francis ended his papal visit to Central Africa by urging Christians and Muslims to live peacefully. He implored Christians and Muslims to act as brothers and sisters because they are created by the same God.
Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia invites everyone to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, a time to meditate upon and more actively respond to the infinite mercy of God.
World Meeting of Families 2015
Held every three years and sponsored by the Holy See’s Pontifical Council for the Family, the World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families.
Concerts at the Cathedral Basilica
Experience World Renowned Artists in Pennsylvania’s Largest Cathedral
Archbishop’s Lecture Series
This season’s theme “Living as a Christian in a Culture of Unbelief.” First lecture: 11/12/15 at 7pm at St. Charles Seminary. No cost. Please RSVP here
2015 Race for Seminarians
The seminarians of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary invite the faithful of the Archdiocese to join their team as they run for vocation awareness on Sunday, November 22.
Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children
The Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children is an annual fundraising initiative that raises critically needed funds for the continuing support of programs that benefit children suffering from neglect, poverty, and continued abuse.
Catholic Charities Night with the Philadelphia 76ers
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Charities Appeal will once again partner with the Philadelphia 76ers for “Catholic Charities Night” at the Wells Fargo Center.
7th Annual Feast of the Seven Fishes
The Feast of the Seven Fishes event benefits the Catholic Charities and the Archbishop’s Christmas Benefit for Children and is a festive night that celebrates a wonderful Christmas tradition.