Press Releases

USCCB: Bishops Approve Formal Statement, ‘Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography’

November 17th, 2015

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a formal statement, “Create in Me a Clean Heart: A Pastoral Response to Pornography,” at their annual Fall General Assembly in Baltimore, November 17.

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Truth and the Future of Marriage

November 17th, 2015

Here at home, as we get ready for Christ the King Sunday (Nov. 22) and the end of the Church year, it’s a good time to ponder these two events — the World Meeting of Families and the synod of bishops – and take strength from what they achieved.

Statement of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. Regarding the Tragedy in Paris

November 16th, 2015

I ask the clergy and people of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to pray in a special way in the coming days for the families of all those killed in Paris.

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Publishes Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2015 and June 30, 2014

November 12th, 2015

Core operating deficit shrinks to less than $1 million; balance sheet improvements continue.

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: C. S. Lewis with a Microphone

November 11th, 2015

As with any other family, life in a local Church goes on, even after a wonderful visit from the Pope and an important world synod of bishops. For most Catholics, faith is learned and lived at the parish level.

Columna del Arzobispo Chaput: C. S. Lewis Con Un Micrófono

November 11th, 2015

Como con cualquier otra familia, la vida en una Iglesia local continúa, incluso después de una maravillosa visita del papa y un importante sínodo mundial de obispos. Para la mayoría de los católicos, la fe es aprendida y vivida en el ámbito parroquial.

Archbishop Chaput To Bless and Dedicate Nativity B.V.M. Place

November 6th, 2015

New affordable senior housing building brings new life to former elementary school building

Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary To Celebrate Hispanic Family Day

November 2nd, 2015

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia Vocation Office for the Diocesan Priesthood will host Hispanic Family Day at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary in Wynnewood, PA.

Roman Catholic High School Mock Trial Team Places 3rd in World Championships

October 30th, 2015

Forty of the best mock trial teams from across seven countries competed in this invitation-only tournament, which was held at the United States Courthouse for the Eastern District of New York

Catholic Social Services Holds Philly Trucks 4 Kids Fall Festival

October 23rd, 2015

Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Out of School Time Programs will sponsor a Lights On Afterschool event to showcase the talent of the over 2000 at-risk youth in Philadelphia served by its programs.