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Five Philadelphia priests sanctioned in sex abuse probe

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput stripped five priests of their duties and apologized to their victims on Friday following an investigation into a pedophilia scandal that has rocked the Roman Catholic archdiocese. The sanctions come as the archdiocese nears the end of its investigation into 27 priests who were put on leave when a January 2011 grand jury report raised questions about their possible involvement in abusing children.
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LA archdiocese apologizes for priest abuse, punishes ex-Cardinal Mahony

News : Field Notes (last year)

The archdiocese of Los Angeles apologized Thursday night and stripped retired Cardinal Roger Mahony of all public duties for allegedly covering up years of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests. Read Post

Trial could lay bare 'decades of child sex abuse coverup' in the Catholic archdiocese of Philadelphia

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Charged: Monsignor William Lynn is accused of child endangerment for allegedly covering up priest sex abuse The trial of a priest accused of covering up sex abuse for the Roman Catholic archdiocese in Philadelphia could expose decad... Read Post

Archbishop says he didn't mismanage abuse scandal

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (18 hours ago)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he won't resign, despite criticism that he and other local Roman Catholic Church leaders concealed allegations about abusive priests, and he again d... Read Post


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