Tag Archives: SNAP

Take the Pledge to Protect Kids

It will just take a few minutes of your time to click here and take the pledge to protect kids. Thank you in advance. For more information, please visit: http://www.pledgetoprotectkids.org/ Advertisements

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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’ […]

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Our Request for Truth in Action

We didn’t get answers to our questions. (See the Cardinal’s response here.) Now we ask for action – not words. The following actions are necessary for restoring faith and renewing the Catholic Church in Philadelphia. 1-    Direct pastors to hold open meetings with parishioners on the issue of Church response to the Grand Jury report. […]

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Breaking the Silence

by Nancy Buck, guest blogger Written after the Grand Jury Report Release in Jan. 2011. > > We heard the news; we read the carefully crafted damage control statements. We > gritted our teeth and drew taut our lips. We dropped silent tears for children > so young, so scarred, so betrayed. Some of us […]

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Don’t Bother Raising Your Hand: It’s Time to Rally

The second grand jury report underscores the need for change within the Catholic Church. Before some folks start screaming leftist radical Church destroyer at me, let me explain what I mean and don’t mean by change. I don’t mean to change doctrine. We need to change the way Church leaders deal with the laity on […]

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Stay Tuned: Archdiocese to Remove Priests

The Philadelphia Archdiocese may have finally suspended accused priests from active ministry, according to credible sources. The number is unclear, but could range from 25 to 34. According to the grand jury report and an article in The New York Times, there are as many as 37 credibly accused priests in active ministry. The announcement […]

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SNAP Reveals Jesuit Shell Game with Priest

Diocesan order priests don’t have an exclusive on cover ups. SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) recently revealed that a Jesuit priest accused of sexually harassing a young seminarian in California is now chaplain at St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Who better to spiritually guide the students of St. Joe’s? The Jesuit order […]

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Philadelphia Grand Jury Report on Archdiocesan Sex Abuse Scandal

In the past several days since I created this site, I’ve found some Catholics are not aware of the scope of the sex-abuse scandal within the Philadelphia Archdiocese. I’m posting the Grand Jury report to put this site’s mission into context. The report contains extremely explicit testimony that is not suitable for children (although the […]

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