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.
Criminal charges and suspended priests have affected all areas of the Philadelphia Archdiocese. And a debate continues over the way things are going.
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.
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.
As Roman Catholics marked Ash Wednesday, 21 priests suspended by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia a day earlier for alleged sexual abuse claims were identified.
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.