Last week, the jury in the priest sex abuse trial couldn't come to a verdict.
— St. William School pays tribute to 88 years of success.
— The jury also asked to see the cardinal's memo ordering the list to be shredded.
Every seat was filled in the courtroom during last week's closing arguments in the city's historic priest sex abuse trial.
— Monsignor Joseph Garvin, pastor of St. Christopher's Church in Somerton, is the leadoff witness for the defense.
— Hundreds turn out during services in tribute to firefighters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney, who died while battling an April 9 blaze in Kensington.
Changing demographics, declining enrollments, tightened household budgets, a tough economy and the advent of charter schools aren’t the only factors that led to last week’s heart-wrenching announcement by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that it will close 45 area elementary schools and five area high schools — including St. Hubert — after the current semester ends in June.
A former Catholic lay teacher accused of molesting a juvenile won’t have to stand trial with four other defendants, a Common Pleas Court judge ruled Tuesday.