Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Charles Chaput’

Archbishop pings Jesuit over homosexuality and Catholicism

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia is urging caution regarding about information about homosexuality and Catholicism from Fr. James Martin, SJ. He says there is “a pattern of ambiguity” in Martin’s writing and teaching. Martin is the author of “Building a Bridge: How the Catholic Church and the LGBT Community Can Enter into a Relationship of Read more

Anonymous theologian criticises Youth Synod’s working doc.

Monday, September 24th, 2018

An anonymous theologian has had his critique of the working document for next month’s Synod on Youth published by Archbishop Charles Chaput. Chaput (who is the Archbishop of Philadelphia), says the critique “is one person’s analysis; others may disagree. “But it is substantive enough to warrant much wider consideration and discussion as bishop-delegates prepare to Read more

Archbishop Chaput wants pope to cancel youth synod

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

American Archbishop Charles Chaput is asking Pope Francis to cancel the youth synod set for this October. The synod will gather bishops from around the world to discuss matters about “young people, the faith and vocational discernment.” “I have written the Holy Father and called on him to cancel the upcoming synod on young people. Read more

New quasi-parish established for Latin mass

Monday, April 16th, 2018

A new quasi-parish for Catholics interested in the traditional Latin Mass has been established in Philadelphia by Archbishop Charles Chaput. A quasi-parish is the equivalent of a parish under canon law, with some exceptions. It can later become a parish at the discretion of the local bishop. “In response to a growing interest, it has Read more

No belief in devil, no purpose in redeemer

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Not believing in the devil isn’t a good idea, warns Philadelphia’s Archbishop Charles Chaput. There is a medieval Christian saying, “no devil, no Redeemer,” he says. “The modern world makes it hard to believe in the devil. But it treats Jesus Christ the same way. And that’s the point.” Read more