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ovember 27, 2019: Archbishop Charles Chaput in Rome for his final ad limina visit as Archbishop of Philadelphia. Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 17, 2020 / 04:45 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Charles Chaput has been a diocesan bishop for 31 years. For most of that time, his people have known where to find him on Sunday afternoon or evening: hearing confessions and offering Mass in his cathedral. Chaput celebrated this weekend

Archbishop Nelson Perez of Philadelphia during his installation Mass, Feb. 18, 2020. Credit: Sarah Webb/Catholic Philly.
Philadelphia, Pa., Feb 18, 2020 / 04:48 pm (CNA).- The hope of Christ is far more profound than hope as the world defines it, Archbishop Nelson Perez said during his homily at his installation Mass as Archbishop of Philadelphia on Tuesday. “Hope is the confident expectation of what God has

By Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA — Pope Francis encouraged Pennsylvania’s Catholic clergy and women and men religious to challenge young people to develop “high ideals, generosity of spirit and love for Christ and the church.” In his first Mass in Philadelphia, Pope Francis recalled St. Katherine Drexel, a