How the Archdiocese Handles Priest Abusers

Information supplied by the Catholic Accountability Project •    66 priests acknowledged by AD as abusers •    27 laicized, 17 sentenced to “prayer and penance” •    2  “defrocking” cases pending •    Rev. James J. Brennan and Rev. Robert L. Brennan http://archphila.org/protection/Updates/update_main.htm Laicization •    No records are kept of their whereabouts. (Editor's Note: The Dioceses of Detroit … Continue reading How the Archdiocese Handles Priest Abusers

Lawsuit Announced Today Names Bevilacqua and Rigali

If Church Leaders got it right at the first opportunity, the abuse would have been stopped cold and these cases wouldn't exist. They STILL HAVEN'T GOTTEN IT RIGHT. Why hasn't Cardinal Rigali fulfilled every recommendation of the 2011 Grand Jury Report? What are Church leaders waiting for - another Grand Jury Report? "New Lawsuit Names … Continue reading Lawsuit Announced Today Names Bevilacqua and Rigali

Expert Weighs In With Heavy Words On Lack of Progress

"The Scandal Continues: Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis," by Anne M. Burke, U.S. Catholic, April 27, 2011 Burke is an Illinois Supreme Court Justice who served as interim chair of the National Review Board, the board of lay Catholics that was charged by the U.S. bishops to oversee their compliance with the reforms they had pledged … Continue reading Expert Weighs In With Heavy Words On Lack of Progress

Sr. Maureen Invites C4C Site Visitors To Prayerful Protest May 6th

There will be the usual First Friday Vigil on May 6th from noon to 1 p.m. in front of the Philadelphia Archdiocesan offices at 222 North 17th Street in center city. All of welcome to participate in prayer, picketing and protest. Sister Maureen Paul Turlish Victims’ Advocate For more information, email: maturlishmdsnd@yahoo.com Publishers note: Lets' … Continue reading Sr. Maureen Invites C4C Site Visitors To Prayerful Protest May 6th