Catholic Mothers to Bishops: Step Up Against Abuse

By Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY   Catherine Coleman Murphy, of Lansdale, Pa., center, and Jack Wintermyer, of Silver Spring, Md., outside Philadelphia's Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, protested church mishandling of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. Caption By Matt Rourke, AP Catholic Bishops, look into the eyes of the future of the … Continue reading Catholic Mothers to Bishops: Step Up Against Abuse

37 Credibly Accused Priests Are Still Among Us

An article in yesterday's New York Times gets straight to the point. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia continues to give safe haven to 37 credibly accused priests. While innocent until proven guilty, credibly accused priests should have NO access to children. They should not remain in active ministry. Why doesn't the Archdiocese get this? Is the … Continue reading 37 Credibly Accused Priests Are Still Among Us

Interviews From the Pews – Reaction to Pedophile Priest Coverup

Today's edition of The Catholic Standard & Times, the official newspaper of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, includes a front page staff report on parishioner reaction from across the diocese to the grand jury report on priest pedophiles and the Church officials who covered up the scandal. (Article link at end.) The reporting staff had their … Continue reading Interviews From the Pews – Reaction to Pedophile Priest Coverup