Posts Tagged ‘Archdiocese of Philadelphia’

Philadelphia Catholics raise $1M for charity in a single day

Monday, December 7th, 2020

A first-time fundraising effort by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has raised more than $1 million for over 100 beneficiaries – all in a single day. As part of the #GivingTuesday effort Dec. 1, area faithful were urged to direct their contributions to the #iGiveCatholic campaign. The initiative – in which more than 40 dioceses and Read more

Reader punched while ministering at Mass

Thursday, August 27th, 2020

A woman who yelled at and punched a reader during Mass this week will not be prosecuted. A video of Sunday’s live-streamed Mass shows two readers leaving the sanctuary after completing the readings when the mentally ill woman punched one of them twice in the face. The attack was seemingly unprovoked. The victim says the Read more

American archbishop apologizes, says he ‘overlooked’ clergy abuse

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Archbishop John Nienstedt of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis told parishioners and the media on Sunday that he’s sorry he overlooked issues of abuse among parish priests. He told parishioners and reporters that he was told the issue of clergy sex abuse was taken care of when he became archbishop seven years ago. Read more