A Philadelphia pastor told OSV News he does not believe an unexploded pipe bomb found some 100 yards from his church was a direct threat to his parishioners.
There is a tremor in his voice when Redemptorist Father Taras Svirchuk speaks about the situation in Ukraine.
As the nation marks nearly five decades of legalized abortion, Philadelphia area pro-life advocates say they’re committed to “all-encompassing” support for human dignity, from conception to natural death.
Proclaiming his successor as “exactly the man our church needs,” Archbishop Charles J. Chaput introduced Bishop Nelson J. Perez, whom Pope Francis named as the next archbishop of Philadelphia, at a Jan. 23 news conference in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia’s ongoing struggle with opioid addiction has found an epicenter in the Kensington section of the city, where open-air heroin sales, drug usage and overdoses have become commonplace.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Pa., is auctioning off one low-mileage car, in mint condition, used slightly by one owner. Proceeds from the auction will benefit ministries of the archdiocese.
My dear brothers and sisters in the Lord, This article is written on the eve of the Apostolic visit of Pope Francis to the U.S. As we await his arrival from Cuba, we express our hopes that his visit to our Nation will bring about a better understanding of human dignity and the need for […]
The parades will allow virtually every onlooker a glimpse of Pope Francis as he passes by along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
By Shannon Bowen PHILADELPHIA (CNS) – Works of art including paintings, sculptures and rare artifacts from the Vatican will be on display just in time for the World Meeting of Families and the visit of Pope Francis to Philadelphia this September. More than 200 works of art, 40 percent of which have never been shown […]
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the head of the Pontifical Council for the Family and lead Vatican organizer of September’s World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia, is under investigation by Italian prosecutors for alleged embezzlement.