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October 16, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Celebrate Annual World Mission Sunday Mass

Bishop Michael J. Fitzgerald will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the Annual World Mission Sunday Mass. After the once-in-a-lifetime World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit, the celebration this year is even more special. The Mass commemorates the vital work of Mission churches throughout the world and the support extended to their efforts by the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

October 15, 2015

Archbishop Chaput’s Weekly Column: Mercy, Truth and Belonging to Jesus Christ

The Church can be truthful without being merciful. But she can’t be merciful without being truthful.

October 15, 2015

Columna del Arzobispo Chaput: Misericordia, Verdad y la Pertenencia a Jesucristo

A medida que el Sínodo de los Obispos sobre la Familia cierra su segunda semana en un enjambre de atención de los medios de comunicación y algunas interpretaciones muy diferentes, podría ser un buen momento para recordar un punto simple.

October 12, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia to Launch Post Papal Visit Vocation Recruitment Program

Called by Name will roll-out in all parishes of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on the weekends of November 1 and November 8.

October 12, 2015

Remarks of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. at the Synod of Bishops on the Family October 10, 2015: Language and its Implications

Just as our thoughts shape the language we use, so too the language we use shapes our thinking and the content of our discussions.

October 11, 2015

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Announces Closure of Worship Site in Bucks County

Saint Joseph the Worker Church (Fallsington) will no longer serve as a worship site of Saint Frances Cabrini Parish (Fairless Hills) and will close as a Roman Catholic Church.

October 9, 2015

Archbishop Chaput Joins in Synod Observation

Bishops from around the world have come together in small groups to study and report on the working document which presents the issues under discussion at the synod.

October 8, 2015

Archdiocese Responds to Pope Francis’ Call to Prayer for the Synod of Bishops

Since October is the month of the rosary, all people of goodwill are invited to commit to praying the rosary daily through October 25 for the intention of the Synod and for Archbishop Chaput.

October 7, 2015

Remarks of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. at the Ordinary Synod of Bishops October 5, 2015: Marriage as a Witness to Hope

Marriage embodies Christian hope – hope made flesh and sealed permanently in the love of a man and a woman.