Dozens of Catholics gathered in Sister Cities Park for a vigil to protest the Vatican’s crackdown on the women religious. The gathering in Philadelphia is just one of dozens of protests nationwide.
Monsignor James Beisel has testified he helped defendant Monsignor William Lynn compile the now infamous list of admitted and alleged predator priests which was later allegedly destroyed by others.
Dozens of Catholics gathered in Sister Cities Park for a vigil to protest the Vatican’s crackdown on the women religious. The vigil is just one of dozens of protests nationwide.
Months after a school voucher program failed to pass the Pennsylvania state house, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia continues its call for school choice, declaring today “Voucher Sunday.”
With the prosecution winding down in the clergy abuse case, a last segment of testimony by defendant William Lynn before a grand jury back in 2004 was presented Wednesday.
A report released on Thursday showed more than half of those who were surveyed and identify themselves as Catholics don’t even have a basic understanding of their own faith.
A Monsignor who tried to get the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to deal with so-called ‘problem priests’ more than 15-years ago, has testified that he was rebuffed by Monsignor William Lynn, one of two defendants in the clergy abuse trial.
Graphic testimony in a Philadelphia clergy-abuse trial this month has ripped open secret church files and reopened old wounds among Catholics as scarred men and women tell jurors that priests groped, molested or raped them as teens.
Monsignor William Lynn was questioned before the grand jury about his handing of alleged abuse cases.
The evidence centers around a former co-defendant who last week admitted sexually abusing an altar boy.
A community in Mercer County is mourning the loss of a retired bishop who served in the Diocese of Trenton for nearly two decades.
In the Roman Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of a 40-day period in which church members are asked to engage in prayer, fasting and doing good works in preparation for Easter, commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Jury selection has been delayed at least a day in the landmark priest sex-abuse trial of a longtime Roman Catholic church official in Philadelphia.
With so much attention on the Catholic Church now following the death of Cardinal Bevilacqua, some folks are hoping to force the church to be more forthcoming.
The funeral for Delaware County native Cardinal John Patrick Foley, who died Sunday, is expected to draw high-profile clerics from across the globe to Philadelphia.