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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...

Talk-Radio Scoop: Gardner Says his Abortion Position Is Same as Archbishop's

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Denver
Jason Salzman

When Rep. Cory Gardner dumped his longstanding support of the Personhood amendment two weeks ago, reporters failed to tell us about Gardner's new posi...

Is The Catholic Hierarchy Moving Toward The GOP?

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 09.19.2012 | Religion

(RNS) A series of recent developments are renewing questions about the Catholic bishops' alignment with the Republican Party, with much of the attenti...

Sex Abuse Victims Urge Philadelphia Archbishop To Defrock Convicted Priest

Religion News Service | David Gibson | Posted 06.28.2012 | Religion

(RNS) The leading advocacy group for victims of sexual abuse by clergy is urging Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput to defrock the priest convicte...

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...

Denver's Charles Chaput To Succeed Philadelphia Archbishop

AP | VICTOR L. SIMPSON | Posted 09.18.2011 | Denver

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Philadelphia archbishop Cardinal Justin Rigali on Tuesday, sending him into retirem...

Philadephia Archbishop Will Resign Amid Sex-Abuse Scandal (UPDATED)

Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

Update, July 19, 9:52 a.m.: The Archdiocese of Denver has announced that Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput will replace the Philadelphia archbishop. Af...

Denver Archbishop On U.S. Supreme Court's Violent Video Game Ruling

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.05.2011 | Denver

It shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone, but the Archbishop of Denver isn't a fan of violent video games. When the U.S. Supreme Court recently st...

Father Dorino DeLazzer Suspended By Archdiocese Of Denver After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The Denver Post | Joey Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

For the second time in a little more than a month, Denver Archbishop Charles Chaput has suspended a priest on an allegation of sexual misconduct with ...

Melvin Thompson Case In Colorado Emblematic Of Changing Catholic Church Policies In U.S.

AP | ERIC GORSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The action against the priest was swift and public. Within five days of receiving a decades-old child sex abuse allegation against the...

Mel Thompson, Centennial Priest, Removed From Ministry After Sexual Misconduct Complaint

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput announced today that the Archdiocese of Denver has relieved Father Mel Thompson from active ministry after a complaint of...

Denver Archbishop On Gay Controversy: We Won't Teach Children Whose Parents Don't Agree With Us

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The archbishop of Denver on Tuesday defended a decision by a Catholic school not to allow two children to continue as students because thei...

Denver Archbishop: Broken Promises On Abortion Funding In Health Care Reform

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver's Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput is urging his congregation to oppose federal health care legislation that funds abortions. KDVR and th...