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Philadelphia DA Files Appeal In Monsignor Lynn Case

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.


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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.



Analysis: The Church Sex Abuse Scandal

Criminal charges and suspended priests have affected all areas of the Philadelphia Archdiocese. And a debate continues over the way things are going.


Signing agreement between Diocese of Camden and Villanova are (on the left) University President Rev. Peter Donahue and Diocese of Camden Bishop Joseph Galante. (Credit: David Madden)

Villanova And Camden Diocese Team Up And Offer Online Master’s In Church Management

The Camden Diocese will get a 50 percent discount on the $25,000 tuition for the two-year, 30 credit master’s program, which includes a week on Villanova’s main line campus.


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Rigali Asks Parishioners To Pray For Both Accused Priests And Victims

To celebrate the first Friday of Lent, the Archbishop of Philadelphia held a special service at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City.


(Father Robert Hoetson was among a handful of protesters outside the Cathedral Basilica of Ss. Peter and Paul on Ash Wednesday as Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, celebrated mass inside.  Photo by KYW's Hadas Kuznits)

Priests Suspended By Philadelphia Archdiocese Identified

As Roman Catholics marked Ash Wednesday, 21 priests suspended by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia a day earlier for alleged sexual abuse claims were identified.


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Philadelphia Archdiocese Suspends 21 Priests In Renewed Probe Of Sex Abuse Claims

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced Tuesday the suspension from ministry of 21 priests cited by a Philadelphia Grand Jury report last month as ducking what the panel believed were credible accusations of abuse.