Tag: Pennsylvania

Bishops ‘shamed’ by ‘sins, omissions’ of priests, bishops leading to abuse

Bishops ‘shamed’ by ‘sins, omissions’ of priests, bishops leading to abuse

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. bishops as “are shamed by and sorry for the sins and omissions by Catholic priests and Catholic bishops” that have led to sexual abuse and caused great harm to many, said an Aug. 14 statement from the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of its child protection committee.

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Attorney general asks pope’s help on release of abuse report

Attorney general asks pope’s help on release of abuse report

| July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled July 27 it will allow the release of a redacted version of a grand jury report on a months-long investigation into sexual abuse claims in six Pennsylvania dioceses, some of which go back decades.

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Erie bishop backs transparency; redacted report could be released Aug. 8

Erie bishop backs transparency; redacted report could be released Aug. 8

| Mary Solberg | July 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court July 27 cleared the way for the August release of a redacted version of a grand jury report on clergy sex abuse that has been termed by one of the state’s Catholic bishops as “graphic” and “sobering.”

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Priest among six arrested at Pennsylvania pipeline construction site

Priest among six arrested at Pennsylvania pipeline construction site

| Dennis Sadowski | October 23, 2017 | 2 Comments

A priest arrested for protesting a natural gas pipeline being built through land owned by the Adorers of the Blood of Christ in Pennsylvania said he acted because he agreed with the sisters that the project is desecrating the earth.

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Pilgrims journey to former Pennsylvania coal town to offer Marian prayer

Pilgrims journey to former Pennsylvania coal town to offer Marian prayer

| September 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Only a few structures still stand in this nearly abandoned borough 62 miles northeast of Harrisburg. Even fewer are visible through the tree cover from the top of an adjacent mountain overlooking what was once a thriving community.

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Brooklyn Park priest on leave after questions raised about role in alleged abuse cover-up

Brooklyn Park priest on leave after questions raised about role in alleged abuse cover-up

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The pastor of St. Gerard in Brooklyn Park was placed on a temporary leave of absence March 22 by his Franciscan superior because of unresolved questions regarding his role in supervising a Franciscan brother accused of sexually abusing minors in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

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