U.S. bishops remind author of John Paul II’s teacher at Angelicum
Charity and intelligence refute relativism

Archbishop Chaput responds to watering down opposition to abortion at Nov. 2019 bishops meeting This past week, during the general assembly of the US bishops, one bishop insisted that defending innocent life in the womb was not a “preeminent

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2019-11-20T14:56:47-08:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

One third of U.S. bishops vote to soften abortion stand
McElroy and Cupich lead the charge to weaken policy

Bishop McElroy: “It is not Catholic teaching that abortion is the pre-eminent issue...." (Photo from Philly Catholic) American Catholic bishops showed Nov. 12 that the current pontificate has divided them on fighting abortion as a social justice priority, voting

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Archbishop Chaput cites Thomas More in Biden abortion reversal

Speaking at the University of Notre Dame in October 2016, just a few weeks before a national election that seemed sure to put a second Clinton in the White House, I noted that [Q]uite a few of us American Catholics

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“Absolutely no credibility”

The child sex-abuse crisis engulfing the Catholic Church has prompted the archbishop of Philadelphia to ask Pope Francis to cancel a bishops' conference focusing on youth in the church scheduled to begin in a month. Archbishop Charles Chaput made the request by

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Citing growing interest in Traditional Latin Mass, Archbishop Chaput creates quasi-parish

A new quasi-parish for Catholics interested in the Traditional Latin Mass will open in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at a church that had been part of a 2014 parish merger. “In response to a growing interest, it has become timely

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2018-04-12T13:08:33-07:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , |13 Comments

“Paul VI would not be surprised”

“The #MeToo movement, emotional wreckage, sexual disease and date rape are the realities we’ve inherited from the sexual revolution. Paul VI would not be surprised,” said Archbishop Charles Chaput in a speech Wednesday. “The Church in Humanae Vitae identified and rejected sexual

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2018-04-05T13:29:39-07:00April 5th, 2018|Categories: Sexual Ethics|Tags: , , |15 Comments

Archbishop Charles Chaput: Pope should answer the Dubia

Philadelphia’s archbishop wants Pope Francis to answer the dubia submitted to him months ago for clarification on whether his apostolic exhortation on marriage is intended to circumvent Church teaching. Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. cautioned that Amoris Laetitia has to

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2017-03-04T20:12:58-08:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: Vatican News|Tags: , , |18 Comments