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Financial settlements report issued for victims of abuse in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA -- A report on the first financial settlements by the Independent Reconciliation and Reparation Program for victims of clergy sexual abuse in the...

Cardinal Foley lecture: “Changes of heart and mind and culture” are...

PHILADELPHIA — "Changes of heart and mind and culture" are needed to move the Catholic Church from anger over the clergy sexual abuse crisis...

Thanksgiving is a way of life for many, especially those who...

PHILADELPHIA -- Thanksgiving should be a daily attitude rather than an annual observance, according to an American Indian leader in Pennsylvania. Chief Buffy Red Feather...

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,...

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