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.
FatherJohn Meyers, former rector of the Malvern Retreat House, was found unsuitable for ministry in January of 2019 for a credible and substantiated allegation of the sexual abuse of a minor.
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia waited until late Friday, a dead-zone in the news cycle, to issue a revised press release about three priests removed from ministry.
Anyone capable of doing a Google search will find the Archdiocese of Philadelphia press release announcing the removal of three priests is not accurate.
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"We believe the Archdiocese should make public its files on sexual abuse allegations, including any “secret archive files.” This should be done in a way to protect the privacy of the victim. At the very least, parishioners deserve to know whenever an allegation of abuse is made against their priest. If the priest is cleared … Continue reading We Can Handle the Truth
Editor's comment: I'm heartsick knowing the situations in this article merely scratch the surface of what investigators found. "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." So many in leadership did nothing and would continue to do so, if left unchecked by the law, media and concerned Catholics. … Continue reading Prosecuters Hope to Include Former West Chester Chaplain Allegations and Others
The Philadelphia Archdiocese may have finally suspended accused priests from active ministry, according to credible sources. The number is unclear, but could range from 25 to 34. According to the grand jury report and an article in The New York Times, there are as many as 37 credibly accused priests in active ministry. The announcement … Continue reading Stay Tuned: Archdiocese to Remove Priests