When the two year window opened in New Jersey on December 1st for residents who had been previously time barred from filing lawsuits for the sexual abuse they suffered, it also allowed for some Pennsylvania survivors to file suit because their abuse occurred in the state of New Jersey Two cases that were filed against … Continue reading Some PA Survivors Can Climb Through Jersey’s Open Window
Author: Kathy Kane
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia: Who’s Who At The 2’s
Here's the who's who of who handles clergy child sex abuse issues at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Possible Progress In PA For Survivors
Here's the most clear and thorough analysis of the bills the Senate passed in regard to changing the PA constitution to reform child SOL.
Live Webinar: Tuesday 10/1/19 at 7 p.m. Clergy Abuse Update: Legislative Progress and States Where Claims Can Be Filed Now
Join Catholics4Change and our community for a presentation and Q&A session on October 1, 2019 at 7pm to discuss: 1) States that have pending legislation to allow civil claims to be brought despite expired statute of limitations; 2) States that have passed legislation allowing claims to be filed now, what you should do next and … Continue reading Live Webinar: Tuesday 10/1/19 at 7 p.m. Clergy Abuse Update: Legislative Progress and States Where Claims Can Be Filed Now
Ho Ho No! The Black Christmas Countdown Begins For Philly Priests
Some Philadelphia Archdiocesan priests gift themselves All Souls offerings calling it Black Christmas.
Msgr. McLoone Goes to Court
Msgr. Joseph McLoone and his secret bank account were on display yesterday at a preliminary hearing in Chester County. McLoone is facing charges for theft of funds from St Joseph Parish in Downingtown, Pa. Along with the alleged theft, the alleged "activities" that he was paying for from this secret account involved funding his "inappropriate … Continue reading Msgr. McLoone Goes to Court
Chaput’s Charter Revision Is Dangerous for Diocesan Kids
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced yesterday that Fr Christopher Lucas has been found unsuitable for ministry due to a substantiated allegation of sexual abuse. The abuse was alleged to have been perpetrated by Fr Lucas when he was a minor and before his ordination to the priesthhood. Diocesan Deja Vu The press release from the … Continue reading Chaput’s Charter Revision Is Dangerous for Diocesan Kids
Two Shields: Feds Bust Brennan; Chaput Bestows Papal Honors
The federal agents arrested alleged predator priest Robert Brennan at his home in Perryville, Maryland.
Shredded Memo; Shredded Lives: Former Father Trauger Arrested
Former priest Francis X. Trauger has been arrested and charged with indecent assault and corruption of two altar boys at St. Michael the Archangel.
Share Support For Survivors Still Waiting On GJ Report Justice
One year ago today, the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report exposing decades of child sex abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses was released. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia had previously been subject to grand jury investigations in 2005 and 2011. The Altoona-Johnstown Diocese grand jury report was released in 2016. In Pennsylvania, we have been fortunate for the … Continue reading Share Support For Survivors Still Waiting On GJ Report Justice