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9 Ways Going to Church Can Benefit Your Life

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(Dec. 11, 2019)--While church attendance seems to be declining, and a mental health crisis is rising, many people may not realize the many benefits of attending church. Almost 20% of Americans report having no religious... Read more →


A Shepherd Visits The Infant Jesus

A Nativity Scene was erected in a church yard. An abandoned dog was looking for a comfortable, protected place to sleep. He chose baby Jesus as his comfort. No one had the heart to send... Read more →


Archdiocese of Philadelphia Statement on Msgr. Joseph L. Logrip

press release/Dec. 8, 2019 Reverend Monsignor Joseph L. Logrip was placed on administrative leave and his priestly faculties were restricted in January 2019 following an allegation that he sexually abused a minor in the early... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: PELOSI DEFENSIVELY INVOKES HER RELIGION

by Bill Donahue | The Catholic League Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Nancy Pelosi’s response to a reporter’s question: As House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi was leaving her press conference today, reporter James... Read more →


Pope Bestows Honors Upon 10 People for Service to the Church of Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 10 individuals for their exceptional service to the Catholic Church. One individual will receive the Benemerenti Medal; four... Read more →


Reaching youth where they’re at

Written by Peter G. Sánchez/The Diocese of Camden As Camden Catholic’s Christian Leadership students gathered in class last month, all eyes were on Father Edward Kennedy. The part-time Director of Catholic Identity, critiquing students’ recent... Read more →


Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese Receives Nearly 13,000 DIAPERS

Children and families who benefit from Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s (CSS) Beautiful Beginnings and Beautiful Parenting Programs will get a boost thanks to a recent diaper drive marking Respect Life Month.... Read more →


Pope Honors 10 for Exceptional Service to the Church of Philadelphia

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is proud to announce that Pope Francis has bestowed Papal Honors upon 10 individuals for their exceptional service to the Catholic Church. One individual will receive the Benemerenti Medal; four will... Read more →


Pennsylvania Senate Votes to Ban Abortions in Down Syndrome Cases

By Steve Bittenbender | The Center Square HARRISBURG, PA--The Pennsylvania Senate on Wednesday voted, 27-22, to advance legislation that would ban abortions in cases where a fetus has been diagnosed with Down syndrome in spite... Read more →


MERCY HOSPICE RECEIVES HONOR

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Mercy Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, has been selected by Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA) and The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) as its official #GivingTuesday beneficiary.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: White Democrats Have A Religion Problem

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new survey on religion conducted by the Pew Research Center: The Pew Research Center has released a survey on religion’s role in society that... Read more →


Understanding Religion vs. Spirituality

Gloucestercitynews.net (Nov. 18, 2019)--Religion and spirituality often go hand in hand, but a lot of people are often unsure regarding the individual meaning of both of these concepts. A person who is not religious may,... Read more →


Media to help people Discover Catholic Schools

November 2019 Science teacher Patty Barse was asked to talk about how she is able to do more with her middle school students. Here she is with some of her eighth graders, getting ready for... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: CHRISTMAS REIGNS IN WISCONSIN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a victory in Wisconsin that atheists are deploring: By a vote of 64-30, the Wisconsin Assembly has voted to call the Christmas tree in the state Capitol rotunda... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Support The Salvation Army

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent attacks against the Salvation Army: No organization, religious or secular, does a better job of helping the poor and the homeless at Christmastime than the Salvation Army.... Read more →


PJP High School to Host Retired Marine Corps Four-Star General Anthony C. Zinnia's on Veterans Day

To mark Veterans Day, Pope John Paul II High School (PJP) in Royersford (Montgomery County), will host retired United States Marine Corps four-star General Anthony C. Zinni. He will address attendees with this topic: Leadership... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Georgetown's Pitiful Conference On Abuse

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report released this week on a conference on clergy sexual abuse: On June 14-15, over 50 persons, most of whom were Catholic, assembled at Georgetown University for... Read more →


Ministry to inmates, former inmates and family

Posted on October 24, 2019 Posted By: Maria Categories: Latest News Written by Mary McCusker “I didn’t really even think about people in prisons until I had a family member who ended up behind bars,”... Read more →


Guest Opinion: PETITION DRIVE IN SUPPORT OF BILL BARR

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a campaign to silence Attorney General William Barr: Faithful America, a radical secularist entity, has initiated an ethics complaint against Attorney General William Barr (photo). It is asking... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: SAFE INJECTION SITES: A DOSE OF DESPAIR

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Archdiocese of Philadelphia Philadelphia’s plan to create a safe (illicit) drug injection site, which received legal clearance from a federal court earlier this month, is saddening – but not surprising. The... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Democratic Candidates Fail The Religion Test

October 11, 2019 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what Democratic candidates for president had to say about religious liberty in the October 10 televised debate: There was a time, not long ago, when... Read more →


Hope and Healing” interfaith prayer service

PHILADELPHIA PA--Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) along with The Office for Life and Family’s Walking Together Philly ministry will hold a “Hope and Healing” interfaith prayer service asking for the intercession... Read more →