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Church pews
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Mark Abrams
June 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
Churches in the five counties of the Philadelphia Archdiocese plan to resume public celebrations of Mass this weekend as the region enters Gov. Wolf‘s "yellow" phase under the COVID-19 reopening plan. Read more here.
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Mark Abrams
March 17, 2020 - 12:04 pm
The Diocese of Camden and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are suspending public weekday and Sunday Masses in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more 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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St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Lafayette hill, Pa.
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Tim Jimenez
December 25, 2019 - 8:25 am
Christmas morning has believers all over the Philadelphia region gathering in prayer. Msgr. Charles Vance, pastor at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church in Lafayette Hill, Pa., says a big part of the message is that, even though many of us have our differences, we should really celebrate and focus on...
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Pope Francis looks at the crowd after he delivered the Urbi et Orbi (Latin for 'to the city and to the world' ) Christmas' day blessing from the main balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019.
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AP News
December 25, 2019 - 7:24 am
Pope Francis offered a Christmas message of hope Wednesday against darkness that cloaks conflicts and relationships in large parts of the world from the Middle East to the Americas to Africa. Read more here.
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A replica of the International Prototype Kilogram is pictured at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, in Sevres, near Paris.
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November 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm
By John Leicester, Associated Press VERSAILLES, France (AP) — In a historic vote, nations on Friday unanimously approved a ground-breaking overhaul to the international system of measurements that underpins global trade and other vital human endeavors, uniting together behind new scientific...
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