Archbishop Chaput to the City of Brotherly Love

And so it’s official:  Today Archbishop Charles Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., has been named Archbishop of Philadelphia, replacing the retiring Archbishop Justin Rigali and assuming the reins in a troubled diocese which has been hard hit by the abuse scandal and—perhaps as a result—by declining participation in parishes.Archbishop Chaput is, I believe, the ideal leader to help in the healing of that city.  He has been a builder and an innovator:  During his tenure as Archbishop of Denver, he founded St. … [Read more...]