Advocates for the abused are praising the guilty verdicts in the trials of former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, and Philadelphia archdiocesan official Monsignor William Lynn.
“I don’t know if we’re going to have objective answers to what his legacy is. That’s something for historians. It’s not something we can determine in the heat of the moment with trials yet to begin.”
In the wake of the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, new attention is now being paid to a little known report produced by a third grand jury. Previously, most focus in the case has been on reports produced by two other grand juries.
Church abuse protesters handed out flyers during Ash Wednesday mass in front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, one day after 21 priests were temporarily removed from ministry by the church.
A group supporting clergy sex abuse victims says Cardinal Rigali should be hiring outsiders to investigate why priests accused of abuse are still on the job.