Q. This is a question for Father Walsh. I wonder if he would be able to clarify whether or not there is a specific stipend that each parish must send to the Archdiocese from their donations. If so, will a parish (and possibly parish school) indeed suffer because of a reduction in donations? I need … Continue reading Q&A: Is Lack of Giving Having Impact in Right Place?
Bishops barely revise the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People despite clear need demonstrated in Philadelphia and other cities. Read about it here: "Bishops squandered opportunity, victims' group says," by Dan Morris-Young, The National Catholic Reporter, June 17, 2011 "Bishops Uphold Policy on Sex Abuse," by Laurie Goodstein, The Boston Globe, June … Continue reading Bishops Offer Nothing More Than Weak Tweak
"National Sexual Assault Awareness, Child Abuse Month," by Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia for The Catholic Standard and Times The Cardinal writes: "The resurgence of news coverage concerning sexual abuse causes further pain. Every time there is a report of abuse it not only re-injures the victims, our parishioners are shaken by each disclosure, … Continue reading Cardinal Rigali on National Sexual Assault Awareness Month