Charles Chaput

Archbishop Nelson Perez
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Mark Abrams
February 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Archbishop Nelson Perez is settling into his duties after he was officially installed as the new shepherd of the region’s more than 1 million Roman Catholics earlier this week. Listen to a one-on-one interview with Perez here.
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Archbishop Nelson Perez
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Mark Abrams
February 18, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Nelson Perez is officially the archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Archbishop Nelson Perez
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Mark Abrams
February 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
A historic event in the life of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia takes place Tuesday, when the first Hispanic cleric will be elevated to the post of archbishop — a first in the archdiocese’s 212-year history. Read more here.
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Nelson Perez, the next Archbishop of Philadelphia.
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Mark Abrams
January 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
The arrival of a new archbishop is likely to mean management in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will lean more in the direction of Pope Francis' vision for the Catholic Church. That's the view of a Villanova University theology professor who closely follows the Vatican and church operations here...
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Bishop Nelson J. Perez officates over The Sacrament of Confirmation ceremony at The Church of St. Martin of Tours on December 7, 2012 in Bethpage, New York.
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Mark Abrams
January 23, 2020 - 6:15 am
Pope Francis has named Bishop Nelson Perez, leader of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio, as the new archbishop of Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput
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Mark Abrams
September 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia's archbishop is 75 and by Vatican law, has presented his resignation to the pope.
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Mark Abrams
May 20, 2019 - 10:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced the merger of four parishes in the lower Northeast. St. Adalbert, St. George, and Mother of Divine Grace will merge with Nativity BVM Parish on East Allegheny Avenue in Port Richmond, effective July 1. Philadelphia...
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Church benches in the Catholic Church.
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Mark Abrams
April 18, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's archbishop gathered archdiocesan priests at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Thursday to lead them in a recommitment to their ministry, even as the church works to tackle the ongoing fallout from the clergy sex abuse crisis. Archbishop...
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Christmas Eve services at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.
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Mark Abrams
December 25, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On this Christmas Day, Philadelphia's archbishop says despite the political divide and the personal struggles so many are experiencing, celebrating Christmas is something we all still need to do. Archbishop Charles Chaput, the leader of more than 1 million Roman...
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Mark Abrams
December 03, 2018 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Archdiocese is closing three churches next month that were previously involved in parish mergers. Archbishop Charles Chaput approved the closing of the Our Lady of Holy Souls church building in North Philadelphia, the St. Stanislaus Kostka church...
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