A Roman Catholic priest and a former Catholic school teacher are going on trial on charges they raped a former altar boy.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia says it has determined that two more priests are not suitable for ministry, because of allegations of inappropriate conduct.
Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput says that doesn’t include expenses from the Monsignor William Lynn trial.
With over two months of evidence behind them, jurors in the landmark clergy sexual abuse case are scheduled to hear closing arguments today.
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. […]
Monsignor William Lynn was questioned before the grand jury about his handing of alleged abuse cases.
It was a second day of bickering on Thursday between a star witness in the clergy abuse trial in Philadelphia and the defense lawyer for the Reverend James Brennan.
The evidence centers around a former co-defendant who last week admitted sexually abusing an altar boy.
Chris reviews last night’s primaries in Michigan and Arizona. He talks to Tom McGrath about the state of men in today’s society and to Paula Poundstone about her upcoming show in Atlantic City.
Attorneys for priests accused of sexual abuse say the alleged victims are not credible because of drug and legal problems. DA Seth Williams says those problems could be a result of abuse.
At St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, John Vai considered himself a victim.