Archdiocese of Philadelphia grants over $50 million in financial reparations to survivors of sexual abuseGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceJuly 30, 2020
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.”
Politics & Society NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceMay 26, 2020
A Catholic psychologist has called the increasing rates of domestic violence during the pandemic a “pandemic within a pandemic.”
Politics & Society NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceMay 14, 2019
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.
Faith NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 12, 2018
Pennsylvania priest ministers to a family that had just lost a son to suicide.
Politics & Society NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceJuly 12, 2018
Since April 2017, Catholic Social Services' Welcome the Refugee program has assisted 60 individuals from 10 countries, providing both immediate and long-term support.
Faith NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceJuly 19, 2017
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.
Politics & Society NewsGina Christian - Catholic News ServiceApril 18, 2017
St. Patrick Parish in Norristown is working to change the healthcare situation with help from local clinicians, volunteers—and Our Lady of Guadalupe.