Archdiocese of Philadelphia grants over $50 million in financial reparations to survivors of sexual abuse
As the Sept. 30, 2019, deadline for filing the forms approached, program administrators reported a surge in claims, which totaled 616 as of May 30 of this year. Of those, “the overwhelming majority” have been “meritorious.”
A Catholic psychologist has called the increasing rates of domestic violence during the pandemic a “pandemic within a pandemic.”
More than 1,000 people gathered in Philadelphia May 10 to demonstrate against recent social media videos of a Pennsylvania lawmaker berating people for praying outside of an abortion clinic.
Since April 2017, Catholic Social Services' Welcome the Refugee program has assisted 60 individuals from 10 countries, providing both immediate and long-term support.
Despite the scope of the problem, the Mother of Mercy team sees Philadelphia's opioid addiction crisis as an opportunity to manifest the restorative power of Christ's love.
St. Patrick Parish in Norristown is working to change the healthcare situation with help from local clinicians, volunteers—and Our Lady of Guadalupe.