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The Morning Call
Child Sex Abuse Victim Got Helplegislation to help others who were also abused as children. I flew to Denver
Child Sex Abuse Victim Got Help
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
legislation to help others who were also abused as children. I flew to Denver two times. The leader of the church there, Charles Chaput [now archbishop of the Philadelphia Archdiocese], was particularly successful opposing laws that help... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pope calls bishops' negligence a crime: this is importantbe more favorable to victims of sexual assault. The archbishops of New York (Ca
Pope calls bishops' negligence a crime: this is important
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
be more favorable to victims of sexual assault. The archbishops of New York (Cardinal Timothy Dolan) and Philadelphia (Charles Chaput) are leading the other bishops in their respective ecclesiastical provinces in vicious battles to prevent any... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Pennsylvania Catholic church using 'mafia-like' tactics to fight sex abuse billmore time to sue their abusers. The lobbying campaign against the legislation
Pennsylvania Catholic church using 'mafia-like' tactics to fight sex abuse bill
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 days ago
more time to sue their abusers. The lobbying campaign against the legislation is being led by Philadelphia archbishop Charles Chaput, a staunch conservative who recently created a stir after inadvertently sending an email to a state... Read more
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TribLIVE
Solicitor general calls provision of child abuse bill unconstitutionalof limitations expansion in April. The Philadelphia Diocese launched a verbal
Solicitor general calls provision of child abuse bill unconstitutional
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
of limitations expansion in April. The Philadelphia Diocese launched a verbal assault on the legislation, with Archbishop Charles Chaput calling the bill “unjust and deeply “misleading.” He says it doesn't treat victims equally. Claims are... Read more
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Philly.com
Senator's firm once disputed sex-abuse billcomponent: Victims could file lawsuits for abuse that occurred as far back as t
Senator's firm once disputed sex-abuse bill
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
component: Victims could file lawsuits for abuse that occurred as far back as the 1970s. Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput and the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference have argued that such a law could financially devastate parishes and... Read more
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Philly.com
Opponents' constitutionality argument, once made by Pa. Senate panel chair's law firm, expected in hearing on sex-abuse statute of limitations billcomponent: Victims could file lawsuits for abuse that occurred as far back as t
Opponents' constitutionality argument, once made by Pa. Senate panel chair's law firm, expected in hearing on sex-abuse statute of limitations bill
Philly.com / Posted 12 days ago
component: Victims could file lawsuits for abuse that occurred as far back as the 1970s. Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput and the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference have argued that such a law could financially devastate parishes and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Casey to Unveil New Legislation After Orlando Massacreall Pennsylvanians to participate in this tribute on behalf of all who were los
Casey to Unveil New Legislation After Orlando Massacre
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 13 days ago
all Pennsylvanians to participate in this tribute on behalf of all who were lost and injured.” Archbishop of Philadelphia Charles Chaput also condemned the attacks. “The recent violent acts committed in Orlando are horrific and they fill all of... Read more
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Times News
Catholic legislators feeling church’s irefor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feeling church’s ire
Times News / Posted 14 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes.” Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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Philly.com
Advocates say Pa. Senate poised to block sex-abuse lawword of the church's opposition, either by speaking at Mass or in church bullet
Advocates say Pa. Senate poised to block sex-abuse law
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
word of the church's opposition, either by speaking at Mass or in church bulletins or in some other fashion. Archbishop Charles Chaput and the church's lobbying arm, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, have called the retroactive provision of... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Pa. state rep says Catholics, not hierarchy support his billthe age of 50, from its current 30. That is too long a time, say the Pennsylvan
Pa. state rep says Catholics, not hierarchy support his bill
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 15 days ago
the age of 50, from its current 30. That is too long a time, say the Pennsylvania bishops. They are led by Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, who came to the city in 2011 after successfully beating back similar legislation in Colorado... Read more
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TribLIVE
Catholic lawmakers say parishes in Philly have targeted them over abuse law voteswindows to file the claims. The Pennsylvania proposal has no end date. Last w
Catholic lawmakers say parishes in Philly have targeted them over abuse law votes
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
windows to file the claims. The Pennsylvania proposal has no end date. Last weekend, a letter by Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 parishes in the archdiocese urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against it.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Catholic legislators feel church’s ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church’s ire over abuse bill votes
Boston Globe / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes.” Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse law votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse law votes
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse law votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse law votes
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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Salon.com
Catholic legislators feel church’s ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church’s ire over abuse bill votes
Salon.com / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes.” Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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ABC Montana
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votesfor millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crim
Catholic legislators feel church's ire over abuse bill votes
ABC Montana / Posted 16 days ago
for millions of dollars, while public institutions may not be sued for any crimes." Last weekend, a letter by Archbishop Charles Chaput was given to all 219 archdiocese parishes urging parishioners to ask their senators to vote against... Read more
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Philly.com
Priests, parishes target Pa. legislators who backed sex-abuse billin Harrisburg. Several legislators facing re-election said they felt targeted
Priests, parishes target Pa. legislators who backed sex-abuse bill
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
in Harrisburg. Several legislators facing re-election said they felt targeted for retribution as Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput leads a push to stop the bill from becoming law. The measure would give victims until age 50 - instead of 30,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Catholic Church lobbying hard against child sex abuse billprepares for a hearing Monday on the bill's constitutionality and gets nearer t
Catholic Church lobbying hard against child sex abuse bill
The Morning Call / Posted 17 days ago
prepares for a hearing Monday on the bill's constitutionality and gets nearer to a promised vote. Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput and others have been encouraging Catholic pastors to read or distribute lobbying materials at their church... Read more
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Philly.com
Priests, parishes target Pa. legislators who backed sex-abuse billlegislators, each of whom faces re-election this fall, said they were targeted
Priests, parishes target Pa. legislators who backed sex-abuse bill
Philly.com / Posted 17 days ago
legislators, each of whom faces re-election this fall, said they were targeted for retribution as Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput leads a push to stop the bill from becoming law. The measure would give victims until age 50 - instead of 30,... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Mother of Mercy House a haven for the downtroddenOnce a thriving neighborhood institution, it is now shuttered. The mission beg
Mother of Mercy House a haven for the downtrodden
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 23 days ago
Once a thriving neighborhood institution, it is now shuttered. The mission began last summer after Archbishop Charles Chaput, at a priests' conference, expressed a need for continued ministry in troubled urban areas that did not... Read more
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Philly.com
Justice for victims won't devastate the churchBy John Salveson The one thing I have in common with Archbishop Charles Chaput
Justice for victims won't devastate the church
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
By John Salveson The one thing I have in common with Archbishop Charles Chaput is that I live in Philadelphia but wasn't born here. I grew up in New York and moved here in 1978. He moved here from Denver in 2011. I point this out because I believe... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Chaput to chair U.S. bishops' working group on Amoris Laetitia implementationAdding to a reputation as the U.S. bishops' family-life point man, Philadelphia
Chaput to chair U.S. bishops' working group on Amoris Laetitia implementation
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 24 days ago
Adding to a reputation as the U.S. bishops' family-life point man, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has been named head of a working group aimed at implementing Amoris Laetitia, Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family. Chaput was... Read more

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