In the past two months, a Philadelphia Archdiocesan priest was arrested for the rape of a minor and a lay teacher was arrested for institutional sexual assault.
BY KATHY KANE Last Spring, my 17-year-old daughter who at the time was a student at an Archdiocesan high school, texted me a screenshot of a Facebook friend request she received from a religious order priest who was a complete stranger to our family. This was a clear violation the Standards of Ministerial Behavior and … Continue reading Archdiocese Collar Blind to Red Flags
By Kathy Kane, Catholics4Change The most recent bulletin insert distributed from the Archdiocese highlights the The Standard of Ministerial Behavior and Boundaries. The Standards apply to clergy, teachers, coaches, volunteers - all who interact with children. The most important sentence in that document is the following: “Any Church personnel or volunteers who violate the Standards … Continue reading Philly Archdiocese Protection Policy Seriously Flawed