The Order of Malta is the oldest lay religious order of the Catholic Church and seeks to glorify God by promoting the sanctification of each member through his or her work with the sick and poor, and his or her defense of the Catholic faith.
Vince Wohlheiter is a volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate who monitors children who needed to be taken from their parents by a legal system to protect them from neglect, drug abuse or abandonment.
Derya Little was 11 years old when she rejected her family’s Islamic faith after her parents’ divorce and set out to live an atheistic life – until she encountered the Catholic faith.
The one-year anniversary of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on clergy sexual abuse provides an opportunity for me to report on what the Diocese of Allentown has done, and what we will continue to do, to prevent abuse and to keep children safe.
It has been one year since the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on clergy sexual abuse, and during that time, the Diocese of Allentown has taken additional concrete steps – on top of the robust program it already has in place – to prevent abuse and to keep children safe.