Quantcast

CatholicPhilly.com: News from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Catholic Philly.com
Best Of
A woman at CASA de Maryland's Multicultural Center in Hyattsville, Md., applauds Nov. 20 after hearing President Barack Obama's national address on immigration. The president extended deferral of deportations to parents of millions of U.S. citizens and legal residents. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
November 21st, 2014

Millions could benefit from Obama’s new immigration policies

In a new plan announced last night, the president called for reprioritizing who the government will target for deportation. About 40 percent of the 11 million undocumented people in the U.S. could be temporarily protected from deportation to their home countries.

November 21st, 2014

Obama immigration plan largely welcomed; critics challenge its legality

President Barack Obama’s package of actions affecting millions of people without legal immigration status received support from Catholic organizations, labor unions and immigration advocates even as critics contended that the steps he announced violated the Constitution.

November 21st, 2014

Archdiocesan Children’s Choir sings for Channel 6 Mass

The children’s choir, under the direction of John Romeri, sang during a Nov. 15 taping of the televised Mass on Channel 6 at the WPVI studios.

November 21st, 2014

Heavy snow moves Buffalo bishop to make Mass optional

Catholics in communities of western New York socked by up to seven feet of snow will not have to attend Mass the weekend of Nov. 22-23. Bishop Richard J. Malone of Buffalo granted dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation.

November 21st, 2014

Muslims: Stand up to ISIS militants, patriarch says

Chaldean Catholic Patriarch Louis Sako of Baghdad implored moderate Muslims to reject “terrorism in the name of religion” and challenge the actions of Islamic State militants against minorities in Iraq.

November 21st, 2014

Church is a mother without borders, welcoming migrants, pope says

Pope Francis said the Catholic Church’s concern for the whole person motivates its material aid to immigrants and refugees and, especially, its pastoral outreach and offer of the sacraments.

November 21st, 2014

Millions could benefit from Obama’s new immigration policies

In a new plan announced last night, the president called for reprioritizing who the government will target for deportation. About 40 percent of the 11 million undocumented people in the U.S. could be temporarily protected from deportation to their home countries.

November 21st, 2014

St. Joe’s Prep dismantles La Salle in Catholic League final

The Hawks did everything right in the 46-13 victory for the AAAA championship last weekend. Now it’s on to defending the Prep’s state championship in District 12 football action.

November 21st, 2014

The Prep prevails in AAAA Catholic League championship

The Hawks topped La Salle Nov. 14 at Northeast High School for the league’s division title. See our photo gallery from the game.

November 21st, 2014

Re-gifting: Vatican raffles pope gifts to raise money for poor

Like many Catholic parishes, the Vatican has turned to a raffle to raise money; the difference is, though, the prizes are items originally given as gifts to Pope Francis.

November 21st, 2014

Dominant Archbishop Wood cruises past Ryan for AAA league title

The Vikings jumped out to a 27-0 halftime lead before winning the Catholic League Championship for their division, 35-14. Since 2007, they have captured seven straight AAA titles, 39 consecutive division wins and 14 straight playoff victories.

Load more posts
Scroll to top

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

The Prep prevails in AAAA Catholic League championship

The Hawks topped La Salle Nov. 14 at Northeast High School for the league’s division title. See our photo gallery from the game.

  • FB IMG_2878
  • LaSalle
  • LaSalle #1  FS Senior Mike Crone, Prep #17 WR Senior Justin Montague
  • Prep #45 RB LB Junior Joe Dumond, LaSalle #14 QB Senior Kyle Shurmur
  • Prep #7 RB DB Soph De'Andre Swift, LaSalle #19 Dan Capreri
  • FB IMG_2679
  • FB IMG_2707
  • Olamide Zaccheaus of St. Joseph's Prep follows a block and stiff-arms a defender for a gain, helping his Hawks beat La Salle in the Catholic League's AAAA division championship Nov. 14 at Northeast High School. (Sarah Webb)Olamide Zaccheaus of St. Joseph's Prep follows a block and stiff-arms a defender for a gain, helping his Hawks beat La Salle in the Catholic League's AAAA division championship Nov. 14 at Northeast High School. (Sarah Webb)
  • FB IMG_2747