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September 18, 2014

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Incident in Center City Last Week

A key part of a Catholic education is forming students to respect the dignity of every human person whether we agree with them or not.

September 17, 2014

Archdiocesan High School Students Honored at Maguire Foundation Scholars’ Celebration

275 high school freshman and sophomores, including over 200 students from the 17 high schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will be honored as Maguire Scholars by The Maguire Foundation at a celebration hosted by Mr. and Mrs. James J. Maguire, Co-Principals of the foundation.

September 17, 2014

Statement of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Regarding Alleged Incident in Center City Last Week

On Wednesday, Archbishop Wood High School became aware that some of its former students were allegedly involved in the assault of two men in Center City last week.

September 17, 2014

A Celebration in Thanksgiving for the Ministry of Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas, Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput. O.F.M. Cap. will lead Solemn Evening Prayer and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament in thanksgiving for the ministry of Bishop Daniel E. Thomas on the occasion of his appointment as the Eighth Bishop of the Diocese of Toledo.

September 16, 2014

Preparatory Catechesis, Prayer and Iconic Image for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Presented to the Pontifical Council for the Family in Rome

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. today presented the preparatory catechesis, prayer, and iconic image for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 to the Pontifical Council for the Family (PCF) during a press conference at Sala Stampa in Rome, Italy.

September 10, 2014

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column Special Edition: A Tale of Two Churches, By Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago

Once upon a time there was a church founded on God’s entering into human history in order to give humanity a path to eternal life and happiness with him. The Savior that God sent, his only-begotten Son, did not write a book but founded a community, a church, upon the witness and ministry of twelve apostles.

September 9, 2014

Nutritional Development Services Launches Program Making School Meals More Accessible

Nutritional Development Services (NDS) of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to roll out a new program that will make it easier for families to access free meals for their children at school. Known as the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), it allows eligible schools to serve free meals to all students regardless of individual family income.

September 7, 2014

World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Unveils Official Prayer and Iconic Image for September 2015 Event

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. today unveiled the official prayer and iconic image for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015, which is set to be held next September.