Statements and Weekly Columns of Archbishop Chaput
For nearly two decades, Church leaders have worked diligently to own up to their past failures to root out abusers and to protect the innocent.
Durante casi dos décadas, los líderes de la Iglesia han trabajado diligentemente para reconocer sus pasados fracasos, para erradicar a los abusadores y para proteger a los inocentes.
La columna de esta semana tiene dos metas simples. La primera es alertar a la gente acerca de una nueva e importante iniciativa de libertad religiosa en la Universidad de Villanueva. El Centro Eleanor H. McCullen para Derecho, Religión y Política Pública, fundado el año pasado, está dirigido por Michael Moreland, profesor de derecho y […]
This week’s column has two simple goals. The first is to alert people to an important new religious liberty initiative at Villanova University. The Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion, and Public Policy, founded just last year, is led by University Professor of Law and Religion Michael Moreland. Professor Moreland is a veteran of […]
Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
He was a man of civility, nonviolence, intelligence, and respect for his opponents; but also a man with a tireless zeal for justice, inspired and directed by his Christian faith.
These few remaining days before Easter are the most sacred time of every year. I began writing this column to explain what the word “holy” in Holy Week means. But actions often speak and teach more loudly than words. On Friday, March 23, an Islamist gunman in southern France attacked a supermarket. A jihadist loyal […]
Estos días restantes antes de Pascua son el momento más sagrado de cada año.
Dear Friends, Now that this year’s observance of Passover is approaching, I want to extend to the local Jewish community my prayerful best wishes as you enter into this sacred time. I do so united with all the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Occasion of Pope Francis’ 5th Anniversary in Petrine Ministry
I’ve admired and respected his keen focus on service to the poor since we first met as young bishops delegated to the 1997 Special Assembly for the Americas.
Statement of Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding the Death of Reverend Billy Graham
“Billy Graham navigated a century of turbulent conflict and change with the message of the Gospel and a zeal that made him one of the great Christian presences in American history. His witness to Jesus Christ reached across denominational lines and inspired millions. May God grant him eternal joy and peace, and may the example […]