Priest Resigns after Alleged Sex Abuse Claims

The My Fox Philly
November 11, 2013

Northeast Philadelphia -

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.

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