Group To Hold Rally Pushing For Lawmakers To Act On Grand Jury RecommendationsThere's growing pressure on lawmakers to turn last month's grand jury report on child sex abuse accusations against Catholic priests into action.
Pa. Dioceses Begin Year Of Repentance Ahead Of Harrisburg Rally For Statute Of Limitations ReformPennsylvanian dioceses are beginning a full year of repentance as survivors and advocates prepare to rally in Harrisburg for statute of limitations reform.
Pa. Bishops Pledge Support For Sex Abuse Survivors Compensation ProgramThe Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania issued a statement Friday pledging their support for an independent sex abuse survivors' compensation program.
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against 8 Catholic Dioceses In PennsylvaniaA class action lawsuit has been filed against eight Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania, including the Dioceses of Pittsburgh and Greensburg.
Cardinal Wuerl To Meet With Pope Francis About Stepping DownCardinal Donald Wuerl now says he will travel to Rome to discuss his possible resignation with Pope Francis
Bishop Zubik Calls For ‘Year Of Repentance’ In Wake Of Grand Jury ReportBishop David Zubik, the leader of the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, is calling for a Year of Repentance in light of the grand jury report detailing allegations of sexual abuse in six diocese.
2 More Clergy Sex Abuse Victims File Lawsuits Against Pittsburgh DioceseTwo new lawsuits have been filed against the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese, Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Bishop David Zubik in the wake of the grand jury report.
Cardinal Wuerl Gives No Indication He Will Resign Despite Pressure To Step DownCardinal Donald Wuerl is offering apologies for his failings but giving no indication he will resign.
'Shame On You!' Parishioner Storms Out As Cardinal Wuerl Addresses Sex Abuse ScandalAs Cardinal Donald Wuerl addressed the Catholic Church's clergy sexual abuse scandal on Sunday, one Catholic yelled "Shame on you!" while another turned her back on Wuerl in protest.
3 Priests Accused Of Sexual Abuse Placed On Administrative LeaveBishop David Zubik has placed three priests accused of sexually abusing minors on administrative leave.
Bishop, Senate President Propose Clergy Abuse Compensation FundA church leader has joined with the state senate president in calling for the establishment of a victim's compensation fund in the wake of the grand jury report.
Cardinal Wuerl's Name Covered At North Catholic H.S.Cardinal Wuerl's name is being covered up on a sign outside North Catholic High School.