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Philadelphia Archdiocese sets up reparation fund for abuse victims

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Acting on his promise to find new ways to support survivors of clerical sexual abuse, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput announced Nov....

Pakistani priest now in U.S. recalls his own persecution in home...

PHILADELPHIA — A Pakistani Catholic priest living in Philadelphia is grateful to learn that Asia Bibi, a Catholic convicted of violating Pakistan’s strict blasphemy...

U.S. attorney, federal grand jury subpoena all eight dioceses in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA -- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has received a subpoena as part of a federal grand jury investigating allegations of child sexual abuse and...

Pa. bishops support creating fund to compensate survivors of sex abuse

PHILADELPHIA — The bishops of Pennsylvania’s eight Roman Catholic dioceses are supporting creation of an independent fund to compensate survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Ever...

Report: Archdiocese of Philadelphia investigates seminary harassment claims

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Inquirer daily newspaper reported Aug. 16 that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is investigating allegations of sexual harassment from a former...

St. Katharine Drexel remains to be enshrined at cathedral in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- The remains of St. Katharine Drexel, founder of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, will be transferred from the crypt under...

Once a troubled teen, Quamiir Trice found hope, is now teacher

AUDUBON, Pa. (CNS) -- When he arrived at St. Gabriel's Hall in Audubon nine years ago, Quamiir Trice was in handcuffs. Arrested for dealing crack,...

Judge says same-sex couples couples must be considered by Catholic agency...

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge has swept away claims of religious discrimination by plaintiffs including Catholic Social Services of the Philadelphia Archdiocese and ruled...

Philadelphia Archdiocese sues city over foster care placements

PHILADELPHIA -- The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is suing the city of Philadelphia in a religious freedom case centered on the placement of children in...

City of Philadelphia ends foster care placements through Catholic agency

PHILADELPHIA -- The city of Philadelphia has announced that its Department of Human Services has "ceased new foster care child intakes" with Catholic Social...

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