The list of clergy assignments in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is posted in May of each year and the priests settle into their new assignments a few weeks later in June. A few times throughout the year there are additional changes to the clergy assignments due to retirements, deaths, health leave, personal leave, or sabbaticals. … Continue reading Clerical Inconsistencies
Guest Blog by a Philadelphia Survivor There is a wonderful Christmas song by Amy Grant called "Grownup Christmas List". It is one of my favorite and speaks to the true meaning of Christmas - compassion, happiness, peace. When listening to it the other day, I thought of my own Christmas List - a "Survivor's Christmas … Continue reading A Survivor's Christmas Wish
Archdiocese of Philadelphia still covering up child sex abuse when they don't release all information available on Msgr. Joseph Logrip.
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
Here's the who's who of who handles clergy child sex abuse issues at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
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.
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
Some Philadelphia Archdiocesan priests gift themselves All Souls offerings calling it Black Christmas.
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
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