Msgr. Philip Dowling ran down the stairs, shoes in hand. A horrified mother had just discovered him half-naked in her young daughter's bedroom.. That was his first but not last escape from punishment. Years later, the victim and her sister, participated in the first Grand Jury Report into child sex abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese. … Continue reading Perez Dishonors Philly Survivors By Honoring Abusive Priest
The revolting revelations just keep coming. This lawsuit brings to light another example of the Philly Archdiocese's dangerous waiting game. Link to The Philadelphia Inquirer coverage here. As of this publication date, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia currently lists Father Peter Foley as having full faculties on its' clergy list. Philly priests depend upon the clergy … Continue reading Father Peter Foley Allegedly Abused Cardinal Dougherty Student In the 80s
Chances are if you live in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia you might never have heard of Fr McGoldrick. He was ordained in 2003, and had a few parish assignments before seeming to end up a young unassigned priest. In 2013, when he was approved by Archbishop Chaput for an assignment outside of the Archdiocese, there … Continue reading The Case of Fr. Kevin McGoldrick
Archbishop Nelson Perez was a pawn. He was ordained into a clerical culture of power, greed, hypocrisy, manipulation and well-documented secrecy.
The AP reports that about 45 accused priests do not appear on the Philadelphia Archdiocese’s list of credibly accused. Find out why.
Here's the who's who of who handles clergy child sex abuse issues at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
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
Former priest Francis X. Trauger has been arrested and charged with indecent assault and corruption of two altar boys at St. Michael the Archangel.
Father Armand Garcia was charged with rape, sexual abuse of a minor, and corruption of a minor.
Father Armand Garcia has been arrested and faces charges of rape, corruption of a minor and sexual abuse of a minor.