The Philadelphia Roman Catholic Archdiocese has paid $11.6 million in legal costs in the past two years, mostly stemming from a grand jury report on sexual misconduct by clergy members.
Every seat was filled in the courtroom during last week's closing arguments in the city's historic priest sex abuse trial.
Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina wants to determine if the ex-archbishop is competent to testify in the trial of one of his former aides.
A cardinal is due in court. Maybe.