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2013-2014 Audited Financial Statements of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Posted on November 6th, 2014

Office for Financial Services

– Supplemental narrative to audited financial statements for the Office for Financial Services

Faith community tackles influence of corporate money on public policy

Members of the U.S. Senate urge support for a proposed constitutional amendment for campaign finance reform during a Sept. 8 news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Faith leaders are concerned that recent unlimited political spending by corporations has undermined democracy. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters) Posted on October 4th, 2014

Corporate influence, through money and lobbying, is a given in setting public policy. But faith leaders and public interest groups are wondering how much corporate influence is too much.

Brazilian priests run for office in this year’s general elections

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

The Oct. 5 general elections in Brazil will feature more than 22,000 candidates vying for the posts of president, governors, senators and federal and state representatives. Twenty-three of those candidates are Brazilian priests, according to Brazil’s Superior Election Court.

Christian groups urge Obama to take action to stop violence in Gaza

Posted on July 26th, 2014

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Christian organizations called on President Barack Obama to take direct action to stop the current violence in the Gaza Strip and to work toward a just peace for both Israelis and Palestinians.

Pope phones rabbi, offers condolences over Israeli teens’ murder

The parents of Naftali Frankel attend his funeral service in Nof Ayalon, Israel, July 1. Ayalon was one of three Israeli teens found dead in a West Bank field 18 days after they disappeared trying to hitchhike home. (CNS photo/Jim Hollander, EPA) Posted on July 2nd, 2014

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis telephoned Rome’s chief rabbi to personally express his sadness over the murder of three kidnapped Israeli teens whose bodies were found June 30 in Hebron, West Bank.

Couple found online dating site served a perfect match

Posted on April 3rd, 2014

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Richard was 32 years old and just home from deployment in Iraq. He struggled to stay consistently true to God’s plan, and when he wasn’t finding much success in the dating scene he turned to online dating and CatholicMatch for a last-ditch effort.
Kim had already tried online dating but found the […]

In Argentine shanties, priests live like the sheep they shepherd

Father Jose Maria di Paola, well-known in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as "Padre Pepe," poses for a photo March 12. (CNS photo/David Agren) Posted on March 17th, 2014

JOSE LEON SUAREZ, Argentina (CNS) — The doors used to stay shuttered on Our Lady of the Miracle chapel in a shantytown on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, opening only on Saturdays for catechism classes and Sundays for a single, sparsely attended service.

2012-2013 Audited Financial Statements of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Posted on March 14th, 2014

See the statement for the Office for Financial Services (the archdiocesan central administrative offices) and 16 statements for archdiocesan entities in Catholic Education, Catholic Human Services, St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Catholic Cemeteries and Catholic Charities Appeal.

Celebrating Catholic schools

Posted on January 31st, 2014

As Catholic Schools Week comes to a close, don’t miss CatholicPhilly.com’s special guide to the week with stories that show why Catholic schools are worth celebrating.

Help Wanted: Parish secretary, school principal, other open positions

Posted on October 30th, 2013

St. Hilary Parish is hiring a parish secretary … Notre Dame Academy seeks a president and St. Basil Academy and principal … a West Chester printer needs a print estimator — see all the classified ads in our Help Wanted section. See all of CatholicPhilly.com’s classifieds in categories such as rental properties, tours and items […]

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