Roman Catholic and Archdiocese High Schools

The start of the new academic year marks the 130th anniversary of the opening of Roman Catholic High School. The school was the dream of Thomas E. Cahill, a prominent Catholic businessman in the city. Upon his passing on August 9, 1878, he left most of his fortune to “build

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...his journal detail the events surrounding the conflict between the bishop and the trustees of St. Mary’s Church, the cathedral of Philadelphia. Named coadjutor bishop while Bishop Henry Conwell retained the title, Kenrick took pains to assert his authority amidst opposition from the trustees. Bishop Kenrick’s efforts contributed to a

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...one of the first major successful joint programs was produced between NBC and the National Catholic Office for Radio and TV. Guidelines was a four episode series featuring panel discussions on Catholic renewal.[4] Television Studio at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, 8/18/1981, Halvey_529B With the creation of DVCOTVR, the office focused

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...rchbishops of Philadelphia up to the present. The Manuscript Collection of the American Catholic Historical Society (ACHS) includes the papers of prominent Catholic clergy, laity, and institutions. View the Collection Blog Posts Stay connected as we highlight and explore a different piece of our collection in each post. View Posts

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