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Pope Francis brought message of encouragement to United States in 2015

WASHINGTON — Although the thought of standing with throngs of people for hours at a time seems foreign now in the midst of the...

Catholic police chief J. Scott Thomson helped Camden reboot its force...

NEW YORK -- In 2013, as police chief of Camden, New Jersey, J. Scott Thomson gave Camden Bishop Dennis J. Sullivan, a tour of...

Black Catholic spirituality a force in fight against racism, say Philadelphia...

PHILADELPHIA -- Two Black Catholic pastors in Philadelphia say their parishes are drawing strength from the Eucharist, prayer and a rich spiritual heritage in...

Former NBA referee and Philly native makes spiritual call to be...

PHILADELPHIA — If 30 years ago anyone told Steve Javie he would become a permanent deacon, he probably would have said, "No way." Sure, he...

Philadelphia holds ‘Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying’

PHILADELPHIA -- More than 1,000 people gathered in Philadelphia May 10 to demonstrate against recent social media videos of a Pennsylvania lawmaker berating people...

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...

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