followed by the Rite of Committal in the Cathedral Crypt (located below the main altar).
“I don’t know if we’re going to have objective answers to what that his legacy is. It’s not something we can determine in the heat of the moment with trials yet to begin,” Palmo said.
Bevilacqua’s death comes at a historic time in the Philadelphia Catholic Church according to Palmo.
He had promised he would visit his grandmother that afternoon — would I like to meet her?
This June I spent two days in Damir’s village with his family.
A statement from Barbara Blaine, President of Survivors of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) says “With the passing of Cardinal Bevilacqua, we will never learn the full truth about clergy sex crimes and cover ups.” Bevilacqua’s funeral plans are as follows: Following a private viewing at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Archbishop Chaput will receive the body at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on Monday, February 6, 2012 at approximately p.m.
A public viewing will take place at the Cathedral Basilica from p.m. There will also be a public viewing on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 from a.m. The Solemn Funeral Mass for Cardinal Bevilacqua will begin at p.m.
He’d been beside me only moments before we were deep into the give-and-take that would or wouldn’t end in consummation.
Exchanging our destinations (he his family, I my motel) firmed up the options. A little later, as we passed the turnoff to his village, he changed his mind.
“I’m sure that even for the revelations and accusations the last 10 years, I’m sure there are still a lot of people out there who remember him very well and very fondly.” Bevilacqua retired and was replaced by Justin Rigali in 2003.
A grand jury, investigating child sexual abuse by priests in 2005, cited Bevilacqua for allowing dozens of predator priests to stay on the job and transferring them from parish to parish to avoid scandal.
He modernizes the old swag with a bite that is very much Kodakian.