Left to right, from top: Edward Avery, James Brennan, Charles Engelhardt, William Lynn and Bernard Shero

*Just when you thought the Catholic priests horrendous acts had ended they just keep coming.  The latest allegations come out of Philadelphia and include three priests, a teacher and a former archdiocese official.

They are all being charged with abuse of young boys in the late 90s.  But, what’s different about this case than all the others in the past is that they can finally charge a catholic official with the worst crime of all … a cover-up.

This is the first time that an official will be charged with covering up the fact that he allowed predatory priests to have access to children. (more…)