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Report: Archdiocese of Philadelphia investigates seminary harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Inquirer daily newspaper reported Aug. 16 that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is investigating allegations of sexual harassment from a former...

St. Katharine Drexel remains to be enshrined at cathedral in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The remains of St. Katharine Drexel, founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, will be transferred from the crypt under...

Once a troubled teen, Quamiir Trice found hope, is now teacher

AUDUBON, Pa. (CNS) -- When he arrived at St. Gabriel's Hall in Audubon nine years ago, Quamiir Trice was in handcuffs. Arrested for dealing crack,...

Judge says same-sex couples couples must be considered by Catholic agency...

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge has swept away claims of religious discrimination by plaintiffs including Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese and ruled...

Philadelphia Archdiocese sues city over foster care placements

PHILADELPHIA -- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is suing the city of Philadelphia in a religious freedom case centered on the placement of children in...

City of Philadelphia ends foster care placements through Catholic agency

PHILADELPHIA -- The city of Philadelphia has announced that its Department of Human Services has "ceased new foster care child intakes" with Catholic Social...

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...

Philadelphia evangelizer will discuss world family meeting here this May

Dialog reporter   During his pontificate, St. John Paul II coined the term “new evangelization” and called on Catholics to take the Catholic faith to all...

Phila. archdiocese sells nursing homes for $145 million

Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced July 1 that it is selling six nursing homes and one assisted living facility operated...

Philly priest released from prison after court reversed conviction

PHILADELPHIA -- A Philadelphia archdiocesan priest was released from a Pennsylvania state prison Jan. 2 after an appeals court reversed his conviction for endangering...

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