Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility
When Pope Francis meets with inmates at Curran-Fromhold on the second day of his trip to Philadelphia, he’ll be greeted with a seat fit for a king.
Msgr. William Lynn, the former secretary for clergy in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was convicted of one count of child endangerment and is in prison as his appeals play out.
The Pennsylvania Prison Society serves as an advocacy group for those incarcerated, working to make sure prisoners are humanely treated and given adequate resources.
The course “Prison, Society and You” seeks to change the lives of those on both sides of the prison bars.
A stabbing incident at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility along State Road in Northeast Philadelphia left one inmate dead and three others hospitalized.
According to police, a suspect who was fatally shot during a botched jewelry store robbery in which the store’s owner was also killed is the same man who escaped from a Philadelphia prison last week.