Former Foster Children, States, Congressional Coalition And Religious Groups Support Foster Families’ Appeal
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former foster children, eight states, a Jewish advocacy group, a large Congressional coalition and others urged an appeals court yesterday to reverse a district court ruling that will allow the City of Philadelphia to shut down Catholic Social Services, one of the City’s best foster agencies. The friend-of-the-court briefs filed in Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of […]
STATEMENT FROM JASON BUDD, CHIEF NEGOTIATOR FOR THE OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION, REGARDING RATIFICATION OF TEACHER CONTRACT
Earlier today, the Secondary School System of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Association of Catholic School Teachers, Local 1776 (ACT) reached a two-year agreement for a new contract for full-time, lay high school teachers in the seventeen Archdiocesan high schools.
ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA RESPONDS TO STATE SENATE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE JOE SCARNATI’S COMMENTS REGARDING STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS LEGISLATION
Some victims of historic abuse are barred from filing a court case because the Pennsylvania Constitution prevents time-barred claims from being revived, and statutes of limitation serve a needed purpose. We nonetheless believe these victims are entitled to help. This is consistent with our on-going approach.
Casa del Carmen Preschool Academy, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will hold the inaugural Blessing of the Backpacks in conjunction with its new family orientation.
Saint Charles Borromeo Parish, Bensalem, PA, in conjunction with Catholic Social Services and the Catholic Campaign for Human Development invites all to its end of summer celebration, Family Fun Day.
The College and Theology seminarians of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary returned to campus to mark the start of the academic year. The Seminary anticipates an overall enrollment of 175 seminarians for 2018-2019, the largest enrollment since 2000-2001. Of the 52 new seminarians, 18 are seminarians studying for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Opening week at the […]
Saint John’s Hospice, a ministry of Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will host its annual Fall Fling Gala on September 21, 2018 at the American Swedish Historical Museum.
ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA ANNOUNCES FINAL DETERMINATIONS IN CASES OF TWO PRIESTS ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE
Reverend Andrew D. McCormick was placed on administrative leave in March 2011; Reverend Monsignor Gregory J. Parlante was placed on administrative leave in June 2017. Neither has functioned publicly as a priest since those actions were taken. Both have been found unsuitable for ministry.
The latest grand jury report is a bitterly painful text. But rage risks wounding the innocent along with the guilty, and it rarely accomplishes anything good.