She says the cardinals need to stand up before going into the conclave and discipline their brothers for misconduct.
The Philadelphia Archdiocese has laid off 45 employees in an effort to close a $17-million dollar budget deficit.
Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput says that doesn’t include expenses from the Monsignor William Lynn trial.
The jury has requested key documents, explanations of various legal terms and it has parsed the language of the legal charge, focusing on the significance of specific words.
The defense has rested in the clergy sexual abuse case, and closing arguments are expected tomorrow.
By Tony Hanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The jury in the clergy abuse case hears evidence of a troubled past for defendant Father James Brennan, who is charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old boy in 1996. […]