While Philadelphia-area Catholics got their first glimpse of the new archbishop today inside the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul, protesters outside brought a reminder of the ongoing investigation of child sex abuse by priests.
Accusations of abuse have popped up in places as far apart as Los Angeles and Ireland. Now the Vatican is demanding Diocesan bishops make preventing clergy sexual abuse a top priority.
As the late Pope is honored in front of thousands in Rome, a group of protesters from the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests gathered in front of the Basillica of Saints Peter and Paul to remind the world about what they call the Vatican’s silence.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is offering free technology to farmers markets to help low-income residents buy and eat healthful and locally-grown foods.
In the wake of the sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia, new attention is now being paid to a little known report produced by a third grand jury. Previously, most focus in the case has been on reports produced by two other grand juries.
A support group for individuals sexually abused by priests visited a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood where a priest was removed from service due to possible sexual misconduct.
Protesters gathered outside the Cathedral Basilica Saints Peter and Paul to deliver another blow to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that has taken so many hits already.
Church abuse protesters handed out flyers during Ash Wednesday mass in front of the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, one day after 21 priests were temporarily removed from ministry by the church.
A group supporting clergy sex abuse victims says Cardinal Rigali should be hiring outsiders to investigate why priests accused of abuse are still on the job.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia said Sunday that parishioners at Saint Joseph parish in Downingtown were informed in weekend Masses that Monsignor William Lynn was placed on administrative leave Friday.
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.