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Archbishop Charles Chaput

The Catholic Church: Debate Makes It Stronger

Stephen Seufert | Posted 03.30.2015 | Religion
Stephen Seufert

It's no secret many view Pope Francis as liberal and Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia as conservative. While Archbishop Chaput said such political labels are not useful and flawed, there's certainly a difference between the two men.

Synod's Discussion On Gay Marriage Was Too Confusing For At Least One Archbishop

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (RNS) Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput, a leading culture warrior in the U.S. hierarchy, says he was “very disturbed” by the debate...

Victory! Girl, 11, Gets OK From Church To Play Football

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia ran a reverse Thursday, allowing an 11-year-old girl to play Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) tackle football next se...

Denver Archbishop: Abortion Is 'Murder,' 'Always Wrong'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.22.2013 | Denver

On the 40th anniversary of historic abortion rights case Roe v. Wade, Denver's new Archbishop, 61-year-old Samuel J. Aquila has released a pastoral le...

Meet Denver's New Controversial Archbishop

Posted 07.19.2012 | Denver

An invitation-only ceremony welcoming Denver's fifth archbishop Samuel J. Aquila, 61, began Wednesday at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conc...

48 Philadelphia Catholic Schools To Close, Reorganize

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 03.07.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia plans to shutter about a quarter of its Roman Catholic high schools and close or combine nearly 3...

Archbishop Chaput Taking Helm In Philly

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 11.08.2011 | Denver

PHILADELPHIA — Archbishop Charles Chaput (chap-YEW') took the helm of the troubled Roman Catholic church in Philadelphia on Thursday by telling ...

Chaput Will Upend Convention In The Most Conventional Of Cities

Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service (RNS) The most obvious reason that Pope Benedict XVI sent Archbishop Charles Chaput from Denver to take over...