Philadelphia archdiocese suspends 2 more priests
Catholic World News - March 30, 2011
The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has announced that 2 retired priests have been placed on administrative leave, in the wake of a grand-jury investigation that charged many priests in the archdiocese remained in ministry despite credible sex-abuse allegations.
The 2 new suspensions bring to 23 the total number of priests who have been removed from ministry since the release of the grand jury's report. Immediately after that report was made public, Cardinal Justin Rigali had issued a statement claiming that "no archdiocesan priests in ministry today who have an admitted or established allegation of sexual abuse of a minor against them.”
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