Five Philly Priests Removed from Ministry
December 16, 2013
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WENY) -- Five priests in Philadelphia don't have jobs this morning after being removed for child abuse allegations. The Roman Catholic archbishop of Philadelphia said five parish priests have been permanently removed from ministry.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sunday that the Archbishop acted after allegations of misconduct of sexual abuse. Among the five priests is Rev. Michael Chapman.
He'd been investigated and cleared by a review board last year before a new accuser came forward with child abuse allegations.