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.
You’re Invited: Third Annual Child USA Awards Celebration
Child USA is celebrating honorees on November 7, 2019.
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.
EVENT: Support the 2019 Heroes for Children Gala
The 2019 Heroes for Children Gala recognizes those fighting to make the world a safer place for children.
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
Archdiocesan Appointment Fail: Mitchell Named In Epstein Sex Trafficking
Philly Archdiocese chose George Mitchell, allegedly involved in Epstein sex-trafficking, to oversee program for priest sex abuse victims.
Survivor Factors His Age, Opts For Victims Compensation Fund
A clergy sex abuse survivor's first-person account of dealing with the Victims Compensation Fund.
Pope Lowers Toy Hammer On Bishop Bransfield
The IHM nuns who taught me doled out tougher punishments for uniform violations than the sanctions Pope Francis has just placed on Bishop Michael J. Bransfield.
ON THE ROCKS: Cocktails at Bishops’ Conference Belies Church Suffering
If you are going to make fun of a former Archdiocese victim advocate, you might want to whisper.