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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...

Phila. closing 45 parish grade schools, four high schools

PHILADELPHIA — Jan. 6, traditionally celebrated as Epiphany, represented a true epiphany for thousands of Catholic school parents and students in the Archdiocese of...

Phila. archbishop foresees school and parish closings

PHILADELPHIA — Three months after his installation, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia warned Catholics that the archdiocese faces "very serious financial and organizational...

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