A former Northeast assistant parish pastor won’t be tried on charges he molested a young altar boy more than a decade ago.
Philadelphia’s district attorney has decided to withdraw charges against the Rev. Robert Brennan almost two weeks after the death of the young man who accused him of molesting him in a Northeast parish more than a decade ago.
Danny Alvarez, the Republican nominee for district attorney, has announced a self-imposed term limit of one four-year term if he were to win the office.
The witness against a 75-year-old Roman Catholic priest accused of molesting a Northeast altar boy died suddenly, the district attorney’s office announced this afternoon.
The Somerton Civic Association and state Rep. Brendan Boyle last week recognized a neighborhood military hero who is now back home and serving his fellow citizens on the home front.
The nonpartisan Committee of Seventy, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Philadelphia, Young Involved Philadelphia and WHYY, invite the public to attend an upcoming debate for city controller.
Danny Alvarez, the Republican candidate for district attorney, is hoping to debate incumbent Democratic D.A. Seth Williams before voters go to the polls on Nov. 5.
Raising children with cultural ties
A 75-year-old Catholic priest charged with molesting a Northeast boy more than a decade ago is in custody with bail set at $1 million.