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Cardinals Of Catholic Church Set To Elect New Pope

The first pre-conclave meeting to elect a new pope is scheduled for Monday morning as the Cardinals gather in Rome.

03/04/2013

Pope Benedict XVI named New York Auxiliary Bishop Dennis Sullivan to succeed Bishop Joseph Galante as the leader of the Catholic Church in Camden. (Credit: Archdiocese of New York)

New York Bishop Dennis Sullivan To Succeed Camden Bishop Joseph Galante

Bishop Joseph Galante is stepping down due to health issues.

01/08/2013

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Opinion: Churches Shouldn’t Be The Next Super PACs

It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.

11/13/2012

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Philadelphia Priest Accused Of Child Sexual Abuse Reinstated

The diocese said Monday that Archbishop Charles Chaput decided the Rev. Joseph DiGregorio is suitable for ministry.

10/15/2012

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St. Joseph’s University Poised To Purchase Archbishop’s Residence

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s financial troubles have forced the auction and sale of some of its prime properties.

08/17/2012

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Archdiocese: Monsignor Lynn’s Sentence ‘Heavy’

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has released a statement just hours after Monsignor William Lynn was sentenced to 3-6 years in prison, calling his sentence “heavy.”

07/24/2012

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Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Announces New Superintendents

Dr. Carol A. Cary is the new Superintendent of Secondary Schools and Ms. Jacqueline P. Coccia is the new Superintendent of Elementary Schools.

07/19/2012

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Montco Residents Fight Abington Hospital Takeover, Citing Sectarianism

The community is hoping to turn up the heat on Abington Hospital, following word that the secular medical facility plans to stop performing abortions after it merges with Holy Redeemer Health System.

07/09/2012

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Analysis: Clergy Sex Abuse, Next Steps

By Special Contributor Larry Kane PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s been a week since Monsignor William Lynn was convicted of child endangerment charges. What’s next? Philadelphia’s Rocco Palma, a journalist whose web site Whispers in the […]

07/01/2012

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After A Day Off, Clergy Abuse Jury Deliberations Resume

Jury deliberations resumed Friday morning — the 13th day of deliberations in the clergy sexual abuse case.

06/22/2012

Clergy Abuse Jurors Return For 12th Day Of Deliberations

The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case will return today for a 12th day of deliberations, now one of the longest deliberations in recent Philadelphia criminal history.

06/20/2012

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No Verdict On Day 8 Of Philadelphia Priest-Abuse Talks

The jury in the clergy sexual abuse case was back at work for an 8th day on Thursday. As expected, the judge told the jury it can not re-hear days worth of testimony from of several key witnesses.

06/14/2012

Clergy Abuse Jury Returns For 8th Day Of Deliberations

The jury, which starts it’s 8th day of deliberations today after a day off yesterday, will return to court hoping to re-hear critical trial testimony, but they probably won’t get it.

06/14/2012

Clergy Abuse Jury Gets A Day Off

The jury in the clergy abuse case is not sitting today because of scheduling issues, but they’ll return to work tomorrow for an 8th day of deliberations and facing unanswered questions

06/13/2012

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6th Day Of Deliberations In Church Sex Abuse Trial And Still No Verdict

The jury broke for the day after re-hearing trial testimony of statements made by defendant James Brennan during a church investigation of allegations of an assault during an overnight stay at the priest’s apartment.

06/11/2012

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