The Black Catholic tradition comes from Black Catholics and is open to all, but parish closures risk losing a treasure to be shared.
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The Jan. 10 disclosure from the Diocese of Pittsburgh is the first confirmation by Church authorities that Cardinal Wuerl was aware of allegations against the disgraced ex-cardinal before June 2018.
The shooting took place at the Tree of Life Synagogue, a Conservative Jewish congregation in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood. Bishop David Zubik said the diocese and the synagogue’s relationship has been “close over many years.”
A Church official said the scope of the investigation does not seem to include conspiracy or other institutional charges.
COMMENTARY: His resignation Oct. 12 was due more than anything else to the fact that his priests didn’t believe he was telling the truth about Archbishop Theodore McCarrick.
The Cardinal gave no indication that he would resign as criticism of his leadership mounts in the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury report and allegations about Theodore McCarrick’s sexually predatory behavior.
ANALYSIS: Anyone who finds it difficult to understand the anger and resentment of Catholics toward their bishops in recent weeks need look no further than a 2011 story involving the bishop of Allentown.
Did the cardinal, who served as Pittsburgh’s bishop from 1988-2006, know about serial abuser Ernest Paone’s past when he endorsed the priest’s continued ministry?
The redacted report claims to have identified more than 1,000 victims of 300 credibly accused priests and presents a devastating portrait of efforts by Church authorities to, ignore, obscure, or cover up allegations
Bishop David Zubik made the announcement Sunday in a letter read at every Mass in the diocese.