Members of historically Black Philly Catholic church voice concerns of discrimination with archdiocese officials

St. Charles Borromeo Church members protest, asking archdiocese to remove their leader
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UPDATED: Sept. 2, 3:40 p.m. 

“We are under distress by what the new priest is doing with the church,” she explained. 

Gunter-Rucker and other Black parishioners at the historically Black Roman Catholic church said since their current administrator, Reverend Esteban Granyak, took over in 2014, he has gone out of his way to push Black members out of the church while catering to Neocatechumen.

She said it started with him eliminating Back staff members.