Victims of clergy sex abuse at the hands of order priests who taught in archdiocesan schools aren't eligible for the Victim Compensation Fund rolled out by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
The Archdiocesan Victim Compensation Fund shapes up to be a very strategic solution – just not for survivors.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR DATE: Wednesday, December 5, 2018 TIME: 7pm to 8pm Eastern Standard Time SPEAKERS: Susan Matthews, Catholics4Change; and Brian Kent, Esq., an attorney representing survivors This webinar will address several questions we have received from our community about the Survivors' Compensation Fund. If you are a survivor of clergy … Continue reading Live Webinar: Wednesday 12/5/18 at 7pm – The Survivors’ Compensation Fund: Your Questions Answered.
By Kathy Kane It had been a long day of travel, prayer and protest for the Mom Squad from the Philadelphia Archdiocese. A stroke of good luck had enabled us to book the very last room available at the pricey Marriott Waterfront where the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops was being held. Accumulated travel points … Continue reading U.S. Bishops: Not Shaken, Nor Stirred
Media outlets, specifically The Philadelphia Inquirer, have allegedly victimized Archbishop Charles Chaput while reporting on the Catholic Church coverup of child predator priests.
Pope Francis directed U.S. bishops to postpone decisions regarding clergy child sex abuse accountability as they gathered in Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Attorney Brian Kent offers 10 things child sex abuse survivors should consider when choosing a law firm.
The day began with the Pennsylvania Senate pushing a vote on a civil Statute of Limitations window into the next term, but it ends with a sweeping Federal investigation of the Pennsylvania Catholic Church. There's room for hope that justice will no longer be denied – only delayed. With that in mind, Catholics4Change is participating … Continue reading Catholics4Change Moderates Survivor Options Webinar Monday
Dear Senators Scarnati, Corman and Costa, As a kid, you might have been told you had a guardian angel who watched over and protected you? We were. It was fascinating to think there was an invisible presence keeping us from harm. Some kids even named their guardian angel and wondered if they’d meet them in … Continue reading PA Senators Vote This Week: Tell Them Window Protects Kids
Pennsylvania bishops issued a joint statement outlining a myopic and self-serving plan for compensating past victims of clergy child sex abuse.