3 Philadelphia Priests Declared Unfit For ServiceThree priests in the Philadelphia Archdiocese implicated in sexual abuse scandals have been declared unsuitable for public ministry.
Cost, Logistics Two Big Questions Surrounding 2015 World Families ConferencePhiladelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput acknowledges it cost officials in the Italian city of Milan more than $10 million to host the most recent Vatican Families Conference in June 2012.
Local Catholic Journalist Reacts To Pope's ResignationPhiladelphia-based Catholic journalist Rocco Palmo writes about the Vatican and church politics and says Pope Benedict's resignation was a stunning and historic announcement.
No Verdict In Philadelphia Church-Abuse TrialJurors in a church-abuse case in Philadelphia have gone home Monday without a verdict, but first asked about a missing trial witness.
Two More Set For Trial In Philly Clergy-Abuse CaseA Roman Catholic priest and a former Catholic school teacher are going on trial on charges they raped a former altar boy.
Mergers Eliminate Three More Parishes In Philadelphia ArchdioceseThree West Philadelphia churches face an uncertain future after the announcement at mass Sunday morning that they'll be merged into three larger parishes.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Names New Members Of Review BoardThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia has appointed a former prosecutor as the new chair of its 12-member board that investigates allegations of sexual abuse and other complaints involving priests.
Catholic Church Suspends Philadelphia Priest A Roman Catholic priest in Philadelphia who was previously cleared of inappropriate conduct has been suspended due to new allegations of sexual abuse, church officials said Monday.
Newtown Square Family Purchases Philadelphia Archdiocese VillaSteve and Ilene Berger won the auction Saturday after a total of five bids were placed.
St. Joseph's University Poised To Purchase Archbishop's ResidenceThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia's financial troubles have forced the auction and sale of some of its prime properties.
Monsignor Seeks Probation In Landmark Philadelphia Archdiocese Priest Abuse Case The first U.S. church official convicted of endangering children in the priest-abuse scandal asked Thursday for probation instead of prison, saying he had already experienced months of scrutiny, vilification and shame.
2007 Fondling Complaint Against Catholic Bishop ReopenedAuthorities have re-opened a 2007 fondling complaint against a priest who taught at a suburban Philadelphia high school and is now the Roman Catholic bishop of West Virginia.
Philadelphia Archdiocese's Ex-CFO Pleads In $900K Theft A former financial executive of the Philadelphia archdiocese will be sentenced next month in the theft of more than $900,000 from the church.
Philadelphia Archdiocese To Sell Large Jersey Shore Beach HouseThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia is selling a 19-room beachfront property used by retired priests as it faces a $17 million budget deficit and millions in legal bills associated with a child sex abuse case.
Philadelphia Archdiocese Cuts 45 Jobs, Cites $17M DeficitThe Philadelphia Archdiocese has laid off 45 employees in an effort to close a $17-million dollar budget deficit.