Press Releases

Seminarians Move-In To Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary To Kick-Off 2019-2020 Academic Year

August 19th, 2019

The College and Theology seminarians of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary will return to campus to mark the start of the academic year

Pope Francis Bestows Honors Upon 40 Individuals For Exceptional Service To The Roman Catholic Church

August 16th, 2019

The Archdiocese of Philadelphiais proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 40 individuals for their dedication and exceptional service to the Church.

Statement Of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Standoff And Shooting Of Philadelphia Police Officers In Tioga-Nicetown

August 15th, 2019

In reflecting on violent acts in our country a short time ago, I remarked that we’d soon be on to the next crisis—and it unfolded right here in our city.

Saint Augustine Catholic Church To Host 2019 Summer Sinulog Festival To Celebrate Historic Culture And Diversity

August 15th, 2019

Nearly 1,500 faithful to join Saint Augustine Catholic Church for the 2019 Summer Sinulog Festival.

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Every Woman: Unique and Unrepeatable

August 12th, 2019

Scientists say that diamonds need
more than 350 tons of pressure per square inch and heat levels above 2200
degrees Fahrenheit to form within the earth. 

Nutritional Development Services Of The Archdiocese Of Philadelphia And Catholic Charities Appeal To Host Fresh Produce Stand At Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia (CHOP)

August 9th, 2019

Nutritional Development Services (NDS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is partnering with Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to distribute nearly 140 bags of produce to children and families who benefit from NDS’ Summer Meals Program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Catholic Social Services’ Bucks County Family Service Center Partners With United Way Of Bucks County For 9th Annual “Stuff The Bus” Campaign

August 8th, 2019

This campaign aims to provide local children and youth in need with backpacks and school supplies for the start of the new academic year.