Cardinal Justin Rigali

June 22, 2012

Senior Philadelphia Church Official Receives Mixed Verdict in Landmark Child Endangerment Case

The jury finds Msgr. William Lynn guilty on one child endangerment charge but innocent on conspiracy charge.

September 8, 2011

Philadelphia Welcomes Archbishop Chaput

The City of Brotherly Love's Catholics celebrate their new shepherd, who said he will immediately address the archdiocese's 'serious challenges.'

July 19, 2011

Archbishop Charles Chaput Takes the Helm in Philadelphia

The former archbishop of Denver will officially become the ninth archbishop of Philadelphia Sept. 8 as Cardinal Justin Rigali’s resignation is accepted by Pope Benedict XVI.

May 26, 2011

Crisis Control in Philadelphia

A grand jury report, criminal indictments, mass suspensions and the collapse of moral credibility: a conversation with Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior of Philadelphia and victim services consultant Mary Achilles.

May 20, 2011

On Sex Abuse, the Buck Stops With the Bishops

News analysis: The Vatican confirms that bishops bear ultimate responsibility for dealing with clerical perpetrators. A recent scandal sheds some light on how that responsibility is being carried out.