Archbishop Charles Chaput Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Freedom, Including Religious Freedom, Is Never Free

There was a deep and decisive causal connection between the first of the Nine Days of John Paul II in Poland in June 1979 and the stunning fall of the Berlin Wall. And the bright thread within that connection was religious freedom.

The Model New Evangelization Bishop

In God’s providence and through his own cooperation with grace, Archbishop Charles Chaput has lived the episcopal vocation the Second Vatican Council fathers limned in an exemplary way.

Archbishop Chaput: The Best Diocesan Bishop of Our Time?

On the surface, Archbishop Charles Chaput’s may seem a conventional episcopal career, notable for his unusual personal background. Beneath the bald facts of biography and chronology, however, lies a deeper truth.

A Bishop of Consequence

If Archbishop Charles Chaput does not embody the spiritual and pastoral qualities the pope says he values in bishops, no one does.

The New Normal Gets Down and Dirty . . . and Other Predictable Consequences of Obergefell

The recent assault on Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia is a taste of what awaits many others who oppose the radical new understanding of marriage.