Breaking News: Archbishop Chaput named Archbishop of Philadelphia
July 19, 2011 – Pope Benedict XVI has named Archbishop Charles J. Chaput O.F.M., Cap. as the 13th Bishop and 9th Archbishop of Philadelphia. Cardinal Justin Rigali and Archbishop Chaput will hold a news conference at 10:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. MST).
Watch live coverage at www.archphilaonline.org/.
Archbishop Chaput will serve as Diocesan Administrator of the Archdiocese of Denver until he is installed as Archbishop of Philadelphia on September 8, 2011.
- Biography/CV of Archbishop Chaput
- Download Images of Archbishop Chaput
- Media Advisory by Archdiocese of Philadelphia
- Press Release by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)
- Statements by Most Reverend John J. Myers, Archbishop of Newark
- Statement by The Catholic League
- Backgrounder: Sexual abuse misconduct policy and victims’ assistance for the Archdiocese of Denver [updated May 24, 2006]
- Backgrounder: Outreach Program Fact Sheet [re: Archdiocese of Denver Mediation Efforts, May 2006]