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Pope accepts resignation of Philadelphia Ukrainian Catholic archbishop

WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop Stefan Soroka of the Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia and has appointed Auxiliary Bishop...

Bishop DiLorenzo of Richmond dies

RICHMOND, Va. — Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo of Richmond died at St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond late Aug. 17 from heart and kidney failure....

Opioid addiction, overdoses an epidemic, say public health officials

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Over the past 18 years, the use of opioid drugs, both legal and illicit, has surged throughout the United States. Thousands...

N.C. priest at Phila. seminary named auxiliary bishop for Atlanta

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has appointed Father Bernard E. Shlesinger III, a priest of the Diocese of Raleigh, North Carolina, to be an auxiliary...

Bishop Malooly condemns acts of anti-Semitic vandalism and threats

Bishop Malooly issued the following statement Feb. 28 regarding recent anti-Semitic activities around the country and in our community: “Recent shocking acts of vandalism at...

Vandalism at Jewish cemeteries decried, called hateful actions

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Responding to the destruction of some 100 gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Feb. 27...

High bidder can drive home a new Fiat, slightly used by...

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is auctioning off one low-mileage car, in mint condition, used slightly by one owner. Two of the...

Black Catholics mark King holiday with rallying cry for justice

Catholic News Service CHESTER, Pa. — The Rev. Cean James, founding pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship Church in Philadelphia, sees little change in society since...

Retired Archbishop Schulte of New Orleans dies at 89

Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — Retired Archbishop Francis B. Schulte, who served as the 12th archbishop of New Orleans from 1988 to 2002, died...

St. Ann School’s choir to sing at Philadelphia’s Thanksgiving parade

Dialog reporter WILMINGTON – While many of their friends will be sleeping in, watching football and sitting down to a big meal with family, 21...

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