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Catholic ministry in Philadelphia supports prisoners and their families

DREXEL HILL, Pa. — The walk from the front gate of the SCI Phoenix state prison outside of Philadelphia to the chaplain’s office is...

Archdiocese of Philadelphia mandates masks in schools as COVID-19 cases rise

PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is mandating that face masks be worn by students, faculty, staff and visitors in all archdiocesan schools starting...

Foster parents in Philadelphia after Supreme Court victory: ‘It’s always been...

PHILADELPHIA -- Foster parents for Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese said the Supreme Court's 9-0 decision June 17 on faith-based child welfare...

Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Philadelphia’s Catholic Social Services...

WASHINGTON  -- In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from...

Cardinal Justin Rigali has seen many memorable moments in 60 years...

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — You could say Cardinal Justin Rigali has had an altar seat to Catholic Church history. From his youth in Los Angeles to...

Residents of Northeast Philadelphia parish mourn loss of St. Leo the...

PHILADELPHIA — Catholic residents of a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood are mourning the loss of a landmark church. Fire ravaged the former St. Leo the Great...

Finances, dwindling enrollment leads to closing of Hallahan, McDevitt high schools...

PHILADELPHIA -- Declining enrollment and underutilized buildings are causing the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to close two high schools at the end of the 2020-2021...

Redemptorist Father Anthony Russo, worked with hearing impaired, dies at 86

Redemptorist Father Anthony Russo, a longtime leader in the Deaf Apostolate in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, died March 31 from complications of cancer while...

U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, with a full bench, will hear oral arguments by teleconference Nov. 4 about a Catholic social service agency that...

All eyes on U.S. Supreme Court as religious liberty case from...

WASHINGTON — As part of what seems to be a new trend for the Supreme Court, it will once again take up a religious...

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