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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

DENVER, CO - JULY 20: Catholic Archbishop of Denver Charles Chaput answers questions at a news conference on July 20, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Chaput was announced Tuesday as the Archbishop-designate for the dioces of Philadelphia, one of the country’s largest dioceses in the United States. The church in Philadelphia …

Philly Archbishop Chaput: ‘No Such Thing as an LGBTQ Catholic’

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput told the synod of bishops in Rome Thursday that in the Catholic tradition there is no such thing as an “LGBTQ Catholic,” as if people’s sexual proclivities determine their identity as persons.

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Philly Archbishop: Hillary Clinton a ‘Scheming, Robotic Liar’

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has echoed a burning indictment of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, calling her a “scheming, robotic liar with a lifelong appetite for power and an entourage riddled with anti-Catholic bigots.”

Pope Francis greets the crowd from the popemobil after a mass on October 9, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican. / AFP / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

In New Cardinal Picks, Pope Francis Sidelines Conservatives, Promotes Progressives

Pope Francis announced his choices for new Catholic cardinals Sunday, promoting a number of well-known progressives while snubbing conservatives who were up for the job. In all, the Pope named 17 new cardinals, including 13 who are under 80 years old and therefore eligible to participate in the conclave electing the next pope.

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Tim Kaine’s Catholic Problem

Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine’s habit of showcasing his faith credentials is proving to be a two-edged sword, as more and more Catholics find his ambiguous relationship with Church teaching to be deeply problematic.