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.
Along with New York's Cardinal-designate Dolan, Cardinal Raymond Burke, new Los Angeles Archbishop Gomez and a few others, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput is among the most influential of the Roman Catholic Ch
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.
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.
Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput came to his archdiocese last year after many years in Denver, years which included the Columbine massacre. He had been scheduled to join me yesterday to discuss America's Roman...