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July 1, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Launches Official Retail Website Featuring More Than 200 Items of Event Merchandise

June 30, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia Catholic Social Services Breaks Ground for Capital Improvement Projects at Operating Base Cecilia

June 30, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Pope Francis’ Itinerary for Philadelphia

June 30, 2015 – USCCB: Vatican Releases Schedule of Pope Francis’ Visit to the United States; Archbishop Kurtz Voices ‘Joy and Gratitude’ of U.S. Catholics

June 30, 2015 – Pope Francis’ Itinerary for Historic Visit to Philadelphia Officially Released by the Vatican

June 29, 2015 – The Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launches Latino Papal Fund to Raise Contributions for the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015

June 26, 2015 – USCCB: Supreme Court Decision On Marriage “A Tragic Error” Says President Of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

June 26, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Supreme Court Ruling on Same Sex Marriage

June 25, 2015 –With Papal Visit Approaching, Philadelphia Steps onto the World Stage as a Premier International Destination

June 25, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Provides Comprehensive Progress & Planning Update to the Pontifical Council for the Family at La Sala Stampa

June 24, 2015 – USCCB: Archbishop Wenski Urges Congress to Answer Pope Francis’ Call to Protect Creation and Support Implementation of a National Carbon Standard

June 24, 2015 – Secondary School System and Association of Catholic Teachers Reach New Labor-Management Agreement

June 24, 2015 – Area Black Catholic Parishes to Hold Bible Study and Prayer Service in Solidarity with Emanuel A.M.C. Church in South Carolina

June 23, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Andrea Bocelli, Juanes, and The Philadelphia Orchestra, led by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, as the First Confirmed Performers for the Festival of Families

June 22, 2015 – USCCB: On World Refugee Day, USCCB Migration Chairman calls upon United States to Protect Syrian and Iraqi Refugees and Displaced

June 19, 2015 – USCCB: USCCB Chairmen Give Strong Support For The ‘First Amendment Defense Act’

June 18, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding the Tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina

June 18, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Pope Francis’ Encyclical, Laudato Si - (Spanish)

June 18, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Praise be to you, Lord

June 18, 2015 – USCCB: Archbishop Kurtz Welcomes Pope Francis’ Encyclical Laudato Si’

June 17, 2015 – Faithful Throughout Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Participate in National Fortnight for Freedom

June 14, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Three Worship Sites

June 12, 2015 – Joint Statement from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Association of Catholic Teachers

June 11, 2015 – Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., Cap., Mayor Michael A. Nutter and World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Leadership Delegation Travel to Rome for Final Planning Meetings with the Vatican

June 11, 2015 – Father Chuck’s Challenge to Dedicate 1,000th Home Built in Nicaragua and Haiti

June 8, 2015 – “Pop-Up Pope Francis” to Welcome Vocation Cyclists to Philadelphia

June 5, 2015 – Historic Exhibition: Vatican Splendors Makes Exclusive East Coast Stop in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute this September

June 4, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces the Opening of Its Official Bus Operator Registration Website by GO GROUND

June 3, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Twenty-One Men to the Permanent Diaconate

June 2, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Join Over 100 Philly Catholic Young Adults for Q&A

June 1, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Aramark as Official Retail Provider of Event Merchandise

May 29, 2015 – USCCB: USCCB Committee Chairman Welcomes Repeal of Death Penalty in Nebraska

May 28, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 and The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Reveal Plans for a Mural Honoring the Visit of Pope Francis

May 27, 2015 – Mrs. Eileen Vice Named Principal of Cardinal O’Hara High School

May 27, 2015 – Statement From the Office of Catholic Education Regarding Teacher Contract Negotiations

May 27, 2015 – Two Religious Orders Select Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary

May 26, 2015 – Archdiocesan High Schools Graduate the Class of 2015

May 26, 2015 – Catholic Charities Appeal Partners with the Philadelphia Phillies for Third Annual Catholic Charities Night

May 21, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Pentecost and the Nature of Speaking the Truth

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Seven Men to the Priesthood

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Daniel J. Arechabala

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. James J. Cardosi

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Alexander R. Gibbs

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Steven W. Kiernan

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Addisalem T. Mekonnen

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Kevin T. Mulligan

May 13, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Ordain Rev. Mr. Joseph S. Zaleski

May 13, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding Amtrak Derailment

May 12, 2015 – Best Selling Author and Rwanda Genocide Survivor to Speak in Philadelphia

May 7, 2015 – Parishes Throughout Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Hold In-Pew Collection for Catholic Charities Appeal

May 7, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput Calls for Parishes to Join in National Relief Effort Supporting Nepal Earthquake Victims

May 3, 2015 – Archdiocese Announces Results of Recent Parish Pastoral Planning in City of Philadelphia as well as Delaware and Montgomery Counties

April 29, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Reflecting on the Human Cost of Abuse and Its Prevention

April 28, 2015 – USCCB: USCCB President Comments On Supreme Court’s Oral Arguments On Marriage

April 27, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Launch of Volunteer Registration for Historic Event

April 24, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column Special Edition: Remembering the Suffering of Fellow Christians

April 24, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Appointment of Father Edward Malesic as the Bishop of Greensburg

April 17, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Death of Cardinal Francis E. George, OMI Archbishop Emeritus of Chicago

April 17, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Mercy, Marriage and Dante Alighieri

April 14, 2015 – USCCB: Bishop Cantú Urges House Support for International Religious Freedom Act

April 9, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Education as a Matter of Social Justice

April 7, 2015 – Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia’s Statement on Anti-Islamic Advertising Campaign

April 7, 2015 – USCCB: Ordination Class Of 2015 Shows Increase In Number Ordained, Reflects Positive Impact Of Support From Families, Catholic Schools, Parish Priests

April 1, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: A Message for Easter 2015

March 30, 2015 – Pope John Paul II High School to Host Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy Students for Inter-Faith Program

March 27, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Thoughts for the Beginning of Holy Week

March 26, 2015 – Holy Week and Easter Liturgies at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul

March 25, 2015 – Letter of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. to the Jewish Community at Passover

March 24, 2015 – Oscar Romero Day of Commitment Connects Civic and Business Leaders with Hungry and Homeless in Philadelphia and Camden

March 23, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate Mass at 35th Annual Catholic Charismatic Renewal Conference

March 23, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The World Meeting of Families: What You Can Do

March 22, 2015 – Archdiocese Announces Demolition of Saint Laurentius Church Building

March 20, 2015 - USCCB: Congress Urged To Act For Protection Of Religious Freedom And Conscience Rights In The District Of Columbia

March 17, 2015 – Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Host First Lecture in Series on Religious Freedom

March 16, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Commissions Production of Films on September Events and Papal Mass

March 16, 2015 – Archdiocese to Honor Two Groups at 2015 Distinguished Graduate Awards

March 13, 2015 – Saint Anne’s Senior Community Center to Kick Off Spring Season with Gardening Project

March 12, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate 18th Annual Cultural Heritage Mass

March 12, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Blessing of Persons Among Us with Special Needs

March 11, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Announces Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs for Historic Event

March 9, 2015 - USCCB: Inclusion Act Receives Strong Support from Three USCCB Chairmen

March 6, 2015 - USCCB: USCCB Officials Say Syrian Refugee Crisis at Tipping Point

March 6, 2015 – Saint Martin De Porres Parish to Honor The Life and Service of Officer Robert Wilson III

March 6, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on the Death of Cardinal Edward M. Egan, Archbishop Emeritus of New York

March 6, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. on Shooting Death of Officer Robert Wilson III

March 5, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Remembering a Forgotten Genocide

March 5, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Tomorrow, Friday, March 6, 2015

March 5, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Today, Thursday, March 5, 2015

March 3, 2015 – Chester County Parish to Pack 10,000 Meals for Needy in Africa

March 3, 2015 - USCCB: Archbishop Wenski, Bishop Cantú Urge Protection for Programs Serving the Poor and Vulnerable

March 2, 2015 – 25 Archdiocesan Parish & Regional Schools in City of Phila. “High Performing”

March 2, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Open on a Two Hour Delay Today, Monday, March 2, 2015

February 23, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: The Importance of ‘Man-Up Philly’ 2015

February 24, 2015 - USCCB: Bishop Wester Welcomes FCC Vote Preserving Net Neutrality

February 25, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate Mass at 7th Annual Men’s Spirituality Conference

February 24, 2015 - USCCB: U.S. Catholic Bishops Urgently Call for Greater Protection of Middle East Religious Minorities

February 23, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: A Welcoming City, and a Chance to be Part of the Welcome

February 20, 2015 – World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 Confirms Funding Pledges of $30 million toward $45 million Goal

February 20, 2015 - USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop Lori Urge Support for the Health Care Conscience Rights Act

February 20, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Today, Tuesday, February 20, 2015

February 18, 2015 – Ash Wednesday in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

February 17, 2015 – UPDATE – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Today, Tuesday, February 17, 2015

February 15, 2015 – Statement Regarding Reverend Louis J. Kolenkiewicz

February 13, 2015 - USCCB: USCCB’s Online Lenten Resources Help Catholics To Raise Up, Sacrifice and Offer

February 13, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia Publishes Audited Financial Statements for Additional Entities for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2014

February 13, 2015 – Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding the Reprieve of Pennsylvania Death Row Occupants

February 6, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: On the Threshold of Lent, 2015

February 11, 2015 - USCCB: USCCB Chairman Gives Strong Support to the State Marriage Defense Act of 2015

February 11, 2015 - USCCB: Border Bishop Urges Congress To Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform Instead Of Harsh Enforcement Bills

February 10, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Kick Off 40th Anniversary of Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl

February 6, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Ennobling What it Means to be Human, and the Alternative

February 4, 2015 – Catholic Charities Appeal Partners with Philadelphia 76ers for Catholic Charities Night

January 29, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia Releases Instrument to Engage Local Input in Preparation for 2015 Synod of Bishops

January 27, 2015 - USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley and Archbishop Wenski Welcome Supreme Court Decision To Review Protocols for Use of Lethal Injection

January 26, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia Will Be Closed Tomorrow Tuesday, January 27, 2015

January 25, 2015 – Archdiocesan Schools in the City of Philadelphia to Close at Noon Tomorrow Monday, January 26, 2015

January 23, 2015 - USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley Welcomes House Passage Of ‘No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act’

January 23, 2015 - USCCB: February 8 is the First International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking

January 21, 2015 - USCCB: Cardinal O’Malley Urges Congress to Support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

January 21, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Participate in 2015 March for Life in Washington, D.C.

January 21, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia Launches 2015 Catholic Charities Appeal

January 16, 2015 - USCCB: USCCB Chairman Responds to Supreme Court Decision to take Marriage Cases

January 16, 2015 - USCCB: Archbishop Kurtz Urges All To Pray, Act for Human Dignity in Message for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 15, 2015 - USCCB: Bishops’ Conferences Call Human Dignity Basis for Peace in the Holy Land

January 14, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Martin Luther King Day 2015

January 13, 2015 – Confirmation Schedule – Spring 2015

January 12, 2015 – Archbishop Chaput to Celebrate Mass at Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility

January 12, 2015 – Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary to Host Second Annual John Cardinal Foley Lecture

January 5, 2015 – Archdiocese of Philadelphia and World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015, Celebrate the Feast Day of St. John Neumann with Mayor Michael A. Nutter

January 5, 2015 - USCCB: Catholic Schools Week To Be Observed In Dioceses Across The Country, January 25-31

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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