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.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is planning and raising funds as if Pope Francis will visit the city next year for the World Meeting of Families, the city's Roman Catholic leader, Archbishop Charles Chaput said on Tuesday. Read Post
By Chris Boyette, CNN (CNN) – Ten years after public recognition of serious sexual abuse at the hands of Roman Catholic priests within the Archdiocese of Boston, Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley, the archbishop, issued a letter and his ref... Read Post