Posts Tagged ‘Pennsylvania’

Catholic nuns lose religious battle against Pennsylvania pipeline

Thursday, November 10th, 2022

Catholic nuns who cited a Pope Francis climate-change encyclical to claim a natural gas pipeline on their property violates their religious beliefs waited too long to raise those concerns, a federal appeals court said on Tuesday rejecting their request for compensation. The Adorers of the Blood of Christ sisters claimed the pipeline built on their Read more

Crisis is a call to a new vision of the priesthood

Monday, August 27th, 2018

A Jesuit priest who has been on the frontline of advocating for survivors of clerical sexual abuse and developing detailed programs to prevent abuse said the crisis unfolding, again, in the United States is a summons to a new way of envisioning the church and taking responsibility for it. “I am not surprised” by the Read more

Pope Francis could save the Church. Will he?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

The Roman Catholic Church’s clergy sex abuse crisis has come roaring back to life as if it were the worst days of 2002, when the scandal tsunami out of Boston seemed to inundate the entire church. The shock waves this time came from substantiated sex abuse allegations that a well-known cardinal, Theodore McCarrick, a retired Read more

US bishops covered up ‘hundreds’ of sexual abuses

Friday, March 4th, 2016

An investigation into alleged sex abuses by priests in the Diocese of Pennsylvania in the United States found that two bishops protected over 50 priests who sexually abused hundreds of children. The 147-page grand jury report came uncovered a “secret archive” of evidence stuffed into boxes and filing cabinets in a church office in the Read more