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Cardinal Justin Rigali Meets With Benedict XVI On His Final Day As Pope

“He was first of all a great teacher. He was a great preacher of the word of God. He was a great pastor of the people,” Rigali said.

02/28/2013

Priest Sex Abuse Scandal

Decision On Some Suspended Priests Expected To Be Announced At Friday News Conference

Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests have left a meeting with the Philadelphia archbishop, but it’s not clear if they learned the fate of 23 suspended colleagues.

05/02/2012

(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

gina smith

Criminal Prosecutor Hired By Church Speaks Out About Sex Abuse Case

Cardinal Justin Rigali hired Gina Smith after a Philadelphia Grand Jury found the Church might be turning a blind eye to such cases, despite convincing evidence.

02/17/2011

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