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S+L BLOG: Archbishop Charles Chaput



  On Sept. 9, 2014, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia unveiled the official icon and prayer of the World Meeting of Families, to take place in Philadelphia in September of 2015. The unveiling took place at the heart of the Archdiocese, the Cathedral Basilica of SS Peter and Paul, during the Sunday mass, celebrated and blessed ...read more
Today on Perspectives, the launch of the Archdiocese of Toronto’s Family of Faith Campaign and the announcement of the theme of the 2015 World Meeting Of Families in Philadelphia. ...read more
2011 featured numerous high-profile appointments by Pope Benedict. But none, arguably, were as buzzed-about as the new head of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, a historic see that has been rocked by the abuse crisis. The Pope chose Archbishop Charles Chaput, who, as the former Archbishop of Denver, had already gained international exposure for his eloquent ...read more
“Let us begin!” The phrase is a fitting conclusion to the press conference introducing Archbishop Charles Chaput as the new leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Catholic News Service’s John Thavis offers the details on today’s significant appointment. You can also view Salt + Light CEO Fr. Thomas Rosica’s Witness interview with the Archbishop here. ...read more
The recent days in the American journey towards health care reform have been revealing. With the final vote rumored to take place over the weekend, before President Obama leaves for Indonesia, many religious groups are publicly staking out their territory, some of them thrusting their flags in surprising ground. One such group was the Leadership ...read more