Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit who had been ready to retire as Archbishop of Buenos Aires in Argentina, was chosen and some say transformed.
Earlier this month, Monsignor William Lynn was released from state prison, where he’d been housed for 18 months after being charged with child endangerment.
According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.
A Roman Catholic church official has left state prison after 18 months because he won an appeal of his landmark conviction in the priest-abuse scandal.
Monsignor William Lynn’s attorneys posted the required 10 percent of the $250,000 bail after a state appeals court last week overturned his conviction for child endangerment. Lynn was expected to be released later this week after electronic monitoring can be arranged.
Parishioners celebrated sunrise Christmas mass at Saint Pius X Church in Broomall Wednesday morning.
Members of a South Jersey congregation could have plenty of reasons not to be thankful. But this Thanksgiving, they are rebuilding with gratitude.
Gloucester Township Police arrested a man after he was caught stealing from a church donation box.
The blaze was reported at about 9 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church in the 4800 block of Greene Street.
Jacobs Chapel used to be a stop on the Underground Railroad and was at the center of a thriving Black community in South Jersey called “Colemantown” and now the church is opening its doors today to uncover nearly 200 years of history.
Newly Formed Catholic Foundation Of Greater Philadelphia Seeks To Get Catholics Involved In Giving To Charity
Richard Clark is the chairman of the newly formed Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia.
A hearing has been set at which a northern Pennsylvania man is scheduled to plead guilty to murdering his ex-wife, a church organist, during a service.
Police in Delaware say they are investigating the theft, which occurred at the Holy Rosary Church on Philadelphia Pike in Claymont.
A suspect was arrested after he was caught in the act trying to steal donations from a church in Delaware.
When it comes to charity, a local group of girls aren’t just talking the talk, they’re walking the walk.