Summer Required Reading for Our New Archbishop

It shocked many when Archbishop Chaput said he hadn't read the 2005 or 2011 Grand Jury Reports during Tuesday's press conference. He added he would read them. As one comment writer quipped, there must have been a really good in-flight movie. Every Bishop in the country should have already read the Philadelphia Grand Jury Reports. … Continue reading Summer Required Reading for Our New Archbishop

Archdiocese Behaves the Way It Does, Because It Can

By Sister Maureen Turlish, Guest Blogger First, let me say the Archdiocesan Communications Director's comments in regard to the Philadelphia Magazine article are not worthy of response. But for those who would like to respond directly, her email is dfarrell@adphila.org. Those who have the print edition of Philadelphia Magazine's July issue have probably already read … Continue reading Archdiocese Behaves the Way It Does, Because It Can

Philadelphia Magazine Expose Offers a Saving Grace

Get ready for it, folks. Robert Huber is serving up a red-hot plate of scandal in the July issue of Philadelphia magazine. His article "Power, Sex & Secrets," will cover Cardinal Rigali, Cardinal Bevilacqua and Msgr. Lynn. According to the grapevine, it exposes illicit adult relationships as a possible reason for the cover up of … Continue reading Philadelphia Magazine Expose Offers a Saving Grace