US cardinal Justin Rigali, under pressure over his handling of a long-running priest sex-abuse scandal, is expected to step down after eight tumultuous years leading the Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2011
Twenty-one Roman Catholic priests have been suspended by the Philadelphia archdiocese after they were named as child molestation suspects.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
After extending a hand to other Christians, Jews and “nonbelievers,” Pope Benedict XVI made a meeting with religious leaders his first public appointment today.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2005
Rachel Zoll, Vatican City
Thu, 21 Apr, 2005
WHATEVER happened to the sacred oath of secrecy?
Two American cardinals with extensive Vatican experience insisted new Pope Benedict XVI was not the cold disciplinarian many believed him to be.
Wed, 20 Apr, 2005
POPE JOHN PAUL II named 30 new Cardinals on Sunday, including Philadelphia archbishop Justin Rigali, further putting his mark on the group that will name his successor.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2003
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