All Archbishop Chaput’s column Posts
Posted on June 18th, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput calls the pope’s new encyclical on environmental concerns a serious teaching document, not storytelling. It invites discussion and reflection on creation, and humanity’s role as its stewards.
Posted on May 21st, 2015
The “birthday of the church” is a time for Christians to work for policies that both raise up the poor and protect defenseless unborn children, writes Archbishop Charles Chaput.
Posted on April 29th, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput writes of the steps taken by Pennsylvania lawmakers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to protect young people and families from sexual predators and the suffering they cause.
Posted on April 24th, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput defers his column to a commentary on the April 24 worldwide remembrance of people killed in the Armenian genocide exactly 100 years ago.
Posted on April 16th, 2015
In his weekly column Archbishop Charles Chaput reflects on the important coming Year of Mercy, plus upcoming marriage support programs, and two must-read books.
Posted on April 9th, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput calls on everyone in the region to help children of poor families in Pennsylvania to rise out of poverty through education — and a greater choice in quality schools.
Posted on April 6th, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput joined four other signatories of an Easter message concerning Indiana’s recent law to protect religious freedom, and its vital necessity in society.
Posted on April 1st, 2015
Archbishop Charles Chaput offers his thoughts on Holy Week, which for Christians is the most sacred time of the year.
Posted on March 27th, 2015
Before the Triduum begins this year, Archbishop Charles Chaput relates the powerful witness of a friend who prayed with homeless men in Philadelphia one Good Friday long ago.
Posted on March 23rd, 2015
With only six months to go before September’s big events, including the papal visit, Archbishop Charles Chaput writes there are five things everyone can do to help with preparations as the pace intensifies.