Archdiocese of Philadelphia

St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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Mark Abrams
April 24, 2019 - 3:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Diocese of Allentown has launched a compensation program for victims of clergy sex abuse, similar to one started in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia . Matt Kerr, director of communications for the Diocese of Allentown, said Washington D.C.-based attorney Kenneth...
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Four more Philadelphia churches have been nominated for historic designation by the City of Philadelphia, but the Archdiocese is concerned that the list may be growing too large.
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Mike DeNardo
April 17, 2019 - 4:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Four more Philadelphia churches have been nominated for historic designation by the City of Philadelphia, but the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is concerned that the list may be growing too large. Local historian Celeste Morello doesn't attend any of them, but she told...
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Man with phone
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
March 11, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Scammers posing as pastors of a Delaware County parish are targeting parishioners in a bogus fundraising scheme. The calls, texts and emails started recently, and they look and sound sincere. Ken Gavin, a spokesman for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, says they are...
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Mark Abrams
February 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The tomb of St. Katharine Drexel inside the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Ben Franklin Parkway has been designated a shrine by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Father Dennis Gill, the cathedral's rector, says Archbishop Charles Chaput made the...
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Phone Scam
Mark Abrams
February 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the clergy sex abuse summit in the Vatican comes to a close, there is warning that somebody behind robocalls in Philadelphia claiming to be looking for clergy abuse victims is likely a scammer. "A settlement has been reached with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia,"...
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L-R Deborah and Michael McIlmail, CHILD USA CEO Marci Hamilton, former gymnast and abuse survivor Sarah Klein
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Steve Tawa
February 13, 2019 - 5:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The parents of a man who won what may be the largest payout to date from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in a clergy abuse case are donating a chunk of it to CHILD USA to track the Statute of Limitations reform movement. University of Pennsylvania Law School professor...
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St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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Steve Tawa
February 11, 2019 - 1:52 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Mediators who handled the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund — plus a panel in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that provides aid to survivors of clergy abuse — will now handle similar claims across five Catholic dioceses in New Jersey. The Independent Victim Compensation...
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Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
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Steve Tawa
February 04, 2019 - 11:34 am
UPDATED: 3:30 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has placed a longtime priest on administrative leave following an allegation of sexual abuse that surfaced last month. Rev. Steven Marinucci is accused of sexually abusing a child in the late 1970s. The Archdiocese...
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A South Philadelphia "emergency market" continues to serve federal workers after the federal government shutdown ended.
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John McDevitt
January 30, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They're back to work but waiting for their pay. Federal employees are still in need of donations. Bread, cereal, fresh vegetables and milk just some of the items government workers were stuffing into bags and boxes inside Xfinity Live in South Philadelphia on...
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Samantha Mogil, manager of government and community affairs for Share Food Program, says in the organization's warehouse that the nonprofit will provide free food for furloughed workers.
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Pat Loeb
January 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia anti-hunger groups are preparing to provide food to federal workers who have been without a paycheck now for four weeks. Share Food Program , the local nonprofit that is also the lead agency in Philadelphia for state and federal food programs, has been...
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