Pastor Father John Paul of Our Lady of Calvary in Northeast Philadelphia has resigned after 13 years.
The Archdiocese says. earlier this year, they were notified of allegations of sexual abuse of minors against Father Paul dating back 45 years.
After investigating the matter, law enforcement authorities declined to press charges against father Paul.
Officials say none of the cases of sexual abuse involve members of Our Lady of Calvary.
The Pastor no longer resides at the church.
The Archdiocese has appointed Father John Babowitch as the new Pastor to begin December 2.
We will continue to update you about this story as information becomes available.
Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers.
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Weekend, clouds will stick around throughout Saturday and Sunday as wet weather dampens the first weekend in August. Saturday will start off unsettled, especially S&E, but towards the afternoon most of us should remain drier with light scattered showers. There is a better chance for more widespread precipitation Sunday with on and off showers/thunderstorms possible.
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