Tag: Archbishop Chaput

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new awakening

| Julie Asher | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without God,” but “it doesn’t work,” Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput told a New York audience April 27.

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Cathedral called symbol not just of faith, but ‘fact all humans have souls’

Cathedral called symbol not just of faith, but ‘fact all humans have souls’

| April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Here is an April 16 column on the Notre Dame Cathedral fire from CatholicPhilly.com, the news website of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. It was written by M. Jean Duchesne, a French Catholic guest columnist, and appears in place of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput’s regular column.

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Newspapers examine U.S. bishops’ responses to abuse allegations

Newspapers examine U.S. bishops’ responses to abuse allegations

| Carol Zimmermann | November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer newspapers teamed up for an article published in both daily papers Nov. 4 that examined ways it said the U.S. bishops have failed to police themselves even since their 2002 gathering in Dallas about clergy sex abuse when they “promised that the church’s days of concealment and inaction were over.”

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Synod missed opportunity to apologize for sex abuse, archbishop says

Synod missed opportunity to apologize for sex abuse, archbishop says

| Robert Duncan and Anne Condodina | October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The more than 250 Catholic bishops from around the world meeting at the Vatican in October missed an opportunity to confront the global sex abuse crisis, said Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia.

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Catholic tradition guides teaching on contraception, archbishop says

Catholic tradition guides teaching on contraception, archbishop says

| Dennis Sadowski | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Catholic Church’s teaching on marriage, abortion, human sexuality and contraception is rooted in the same respect for human dignity that guides its work for social justice and care for poor people, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput told a Catholic University of America audience.

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Archbishop Chaput says Christians live in ‘really privileged moment’

Archbishop Chaput says Christians live in ‘really privileged moment’

| Valerie Schmalz | August 3, 2017 | 2 Comments

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput said “the good news is we make the world” even in a fast-paced and fractured post-Christian society he described as unrecognizably transformed from just 60 years ago.

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In new book, Archbishop Chaput describes how he believes America lost its way

In new book, Archbishop Chaput describes how he believes America lost its way

| Robert Duncan | March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

“We are passing through a revolution of sorts in America,” says Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput.

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In tough election year, Catholics urged to avoid cynicism, work for change

In tough election year, Catholics urged to avoid cynicism, work for change

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

In his 50 years of voting in U.S. elections, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput said Sept. 15 he has never seen the two major parties offer “two such deeply flawed” presidential nominees “at the same time.”

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Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – May 23, 2013

Quotes from this weeks newsmakers – May 23, 2013

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

“We want to put the missionary Gospel in the pockets of every young person around the world.”
— Oblate Father Andrew Small, national director of the Pontifical Mission Societies in the United States, speaking May 17 to Pope Francis about the society’s new Missio app that offers news and information in English and several other languages

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Public witness and Catholic citizenship

Public witness and Catholic citizenship

| October 25, 2012

As Archbishop Chaput notes, we’re better citizens when we’re more faithful Catholics

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We must be ‘doers of the word,’ even at difficult times

We must be ‘doers of the word,’ even at difficult times

| Deacon Luke Marquard | August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Near the beginning of “Render Unto Caesar,” Archbishop Charles Chaput makes a claim that has remained strong in my mind in the years since I read it — a claim we hear echoed in the current teaching from the bishops of the United States, including our own faithful shepherd.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 1, 2012

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – March 1, 2012

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The service of charity is a privileged form of evangelization in the light of the teaching of Jesus, who will count what we have done for our brothers and sisters — especially the smallest and most overlooked — as something done for him.”
— Pope Benedict XVI, speaking Feb. 24 to members of a Rome-based charity

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