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
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
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
“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
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
The following comes from a July 1 statement on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia website. The Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia completes the reflection on the family conducted by the Synods of 2014 and 2015, a reflection that engaged the entire world.
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