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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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Prominent Catholic Priest Says Sex Abuse Scandal Victims May Have ‘Seduced’ Priests

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

A decade after the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandal rocked the foundations of the church and blighted its public image, Rev. Benedict Groeschel, a prominent priest and TV personality, has made a controversial statement about the ... Read Post

LA archdiocese apologizes for priest abuse, punishes ex-Cardinal Mahony

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

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 (3 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


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