DENVER (CNA/EWTN News) — Archbishop Charles Chaput said on July 20 that he was “very grateful” for his time in Denver and that it would be “very difficult” for him to leave the city for his new post in Philadelphia.
“I have a great love for the people of the Archdiocese of Denver,” Chaput said at a July 20 press conference, one day after his new appointment was announced. “It’s going to be hard — very, very hard for me to leave.”
Two weeks before the public announcement, Chaput received notification that Pope Benedict XVI was appointing him the next archbishop of Philadelphia. His installation will take place Sept. 8, the date on which the Church commemorates the birth of the Virgin...READ MORE