Cutbacks by the archdiocese have left a void in Frankford. There are no Catholic churches open in the neighborhood.
Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond:
Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archbishop last week confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.
Philadelphia’s archbishop today confirmed that Pope Francis will come to Philadelphia for two or three days during the World Family Conference in September 2015.
A Father Judge High School freshman, seemingly on track to be a superstar football player, is facing charges as an adult in the murder of teenager Aisha Abdur-Rahman.
A priest accused of molesting minors who has been on leave since 2011 has been ruled suitable to return to ministry, Archbishop Charles Chaput, leader of Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic Archdiocese, announced Sunday.
Thirty-three students from five Catholic high schools serving Northeast Philadelphia have been named distinguished scholars by Archbishop Charles Chaput, who recognized the honorees during the Academic Honors Convocation last Tuesday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Prior to the convocation, Chaput was the main celebrant during a Liturgy of the Word.
Former parishioners of the shuttered St. Joachim Catholic Church in Frankford are organizing a rally on Thursday outside the Archdiocese of Philadelphia offices, at 222 N. 17th St.
Two priests formerly connected to Northeast churches have been found “unsuitable for ministry,” parishioners were told last weekend.