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About Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., D.D.

Archbishop Chaput was ordained Bishop of Rapid City, South Dakota, on July 26, 1988.
Pope John Paul II appointed him Archbishop of Denver on February 18, 1997. As a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe, Archbishop Chaput was the second Native American to be ordained bishop in the United States, and the first Native American archbishop. Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Archbishop of Philadelphia on July 19, 2011. He was installed as the 13th bishop and ninth archbishop of Philadelphia on September 8, 2011.

Making sense of another ambiguous “compromise”

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Bishop's Corner The scholar, Yuval Levin, has stressed that the new HHS mandate proposal, “like the versions that have preceded it, betrays a complete lack of understanding of both religious liberty and religious conscience.” To … [Read more...]

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