Cardinal Rigali suspends 21 priests in Philadelphia over abuse allegations
Just in time for Ash Wednesday services, Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia suspended 21 Philadelphia-area priests in the wake of a grand jury report blasting the Church for covering up allegations of abuse. It’s the largest suspension of priests since allegations against priests began.
Watch the video below, which first aired on the local Fox affiliate on March 9, 2011.
[Image via Cardinal Rigali’s Facebook page]