June 10, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: A New Kind Of Sacrament

Speaking at the University of Notre Dame in October 2016, just a few weeks before a national election that seemed sure to put a second Clinton in the White House, I noted that [Q]uite a few of us American Catholics have worked our way into a leadership class that the rest of the country both […]

June 10, 2019

Columna del azobispo Chaput: Un nuevo tipo de sacramento

Muchos de nosotros los católicos estadounidenses hemos llegado a nuestra manera a una posición de liderazgo que el resto del país envidia y resiente.

May 8, 2019

Statement Of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Harassment Of Prayerful Protesters Outside Planned Parenthood Clinic

Over the past few days, videos have gone viral on social media featuring State Representative Brian Sims aggressively harassing young and elderly women who were peacefully praying outside of a Planned Parenthood Clinic in Philadelphia.

April 28, 2019

Statement Of Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Shooting At Congregation Chabad Synagogue In Poway, California

As Christians we have the roots of our faith in Judaism.  T​he suffering inflicted on innocent Jewish worshippers in the Poway synagogue attack is an obscenity.

April 16, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Holy Week And The Notre Dame Fire

M. Jean Duchesne cofounded the French edition of the Communio international theological journal and served as special assistant to the late Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger of Paris for more than 25 years.

April 15, 2019

Statement Of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Fire At Cathedral Of Notre-Dame De Paris

Throughout the day, I’ve monitored news reports regarding the fire overwhelming the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris with deep sadness and shock.

April 10, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Why House Bill 800 Matters

The lack of a quality education is a chronic problem for persons in poverty, severely limiting their future. 

April 4, 2019

Statement Of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding The Appointment Of Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory As The Archbishop Of Washington, D.C.

Washington is an important See for the Church in the United States, and Archbishop Gregory’s long experience as a leader will serve the people of the archdiocese and the wider Catholic community very well. 

March 20, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: SEE THIS MOVIE. IT MATTERS.

A friend of mine, a mother and teacher, has spent the last 40 years caring for young people: her hundreds of grade-school students, her children, and her many grandchildren.

March 6, 2019

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: A Thought For Lent 2019

Ash Wednesday begins the Catholic season of Lent, a time of examining our consciences, confessing and repenting our sins, and working to change the direction of our lives back toward God through prayer, self-sacrifice, and charitable acts to others.