Will Laws Prior to 2007 Allow Lynn to Walk?

Click here to read:  "Monsignor Lynn makes case that he was wrongly convicted in Philly priest-abuse case," by Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press, DelcoTimes.com, September 17, 2013Excerpt: “I did not intend any harm to come to (Avery’s victim). The fact is, my best was not good enough to stop that harm,” Lynn said at his sentencing. … Continue reading Will Laws Prior to 2007 Allow Lynn to Walk?

After All That I Now Know, How Can I Still Go to Church?

by Father Christopher M. Walsh, Pastor, Saint Raymond of Penafort Church On Thursday, Archbishop Charles Chaput will be installed as the new Archbishop of Philadelphia.  His arrival from Denver brings with it a history of zealous preaching and a call to genuine conversion and holiness.  He is a proven communicator, a man who has led … Continue reading After All That I Now Know, How Can I Still Go to Church?

Archdiocese Behaves the Way It Does, Because It Can

By Sister Maureen Turlish, Guest Blogger First, let me say the Archdiocesan Communications Director's comments in regard to the Philadelphia Magazine article are not worthy of response. But for those who would like to respond directly, her email is dfarrell@adphila.org. Those who have the print edition of Philadelphia Magazine's July issue have probably already read … Continue reading Archdiocese Behaves the Way It Does, Because It Can

Panel of Experts to Answer Questions on Catholics4Change

Clergy sex abuse, the cover up and related issues raise so many questions. In an effort to serve our readership, Catholics4Change has assembled a panel of experts to answer queries related to their specialties. Whether your question involves PA legislation, Canon Law, archdiocesan policy, spirituality, victim support - we will do our best to get … Continue reading Panel of Experts to Answer Questions on Catholics4Change