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Pope Francis I (Credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Group Advocating For Church Sex Abuse Victims Skeptical With Pope’s Forgiveness Plea

Pope Francis has reached out to the victims of sex abuse at the hands of Catholic priests, but a group that works on behalf of the victims is not impressed.

04/11/2014

Priest Sex Abuse Graphic - AP

3 Philadelphia Priests Declared Unfit For Service

Three priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.

04/07/2013

(Msgr. William Lynn, with his attorneys, in file photo.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Monsignor Lynn’s Bail Release Request Denied

The prosecution called a defense request for bail pending appeal for Monsignor William Lynn a waste of the court’s time.

08/06/2012

(FILE PHOTO: Archbishop Charles Chaput)

Exclusive: Archbishop Chaput Faces ‘Historic’ Crisis At Philadelphia Catholic Church

Philadelphia’s Catholic Church stands at a crossroads. Next Thursday, Archbishop Charles Chaput will be installed as the next leader of the region’s 1.4 million Roman Catholics, replacing Cardinal Justin Rigali.

09/01/2011

(Cardinal Justin Rigali conducts an Ash Wednesday mass in 2011.  Image from Archdiocese of Phila. TV)

Cardinal Rigali Tells Parishioners, ‘Protection Of Children Is Paramount’

The spiritual leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia addressed the grand jury report on priest sex abuse and his response to it during his Ash Wednesday mass in center city.

03/09/2011

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3 Philadelphia Priests Named In DA Report Suspended

The Philadelphia archdiocese has suspended three priests named as alleged child molesters in a scathing grand jury report, and pledged to reopen complaints made against 34 others still on the job.

02/16/2011

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