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Viganò Says Msgr. Walter Rossi is ‘Without a Doubt a Member of the Gay Mafia’

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Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is confirming that, as papal nuncio, he received complaints of homosexual predation and harassment by Msgr. Walter Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. “Monsignor Rossi is, without a doubt, a member of the ‘gay mafia,’” Viganò said in remarks to Italian journalist Marco Tosatti on […]

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Steve Bannon Predicts Crisis in the Church Will Worsen, Laity Needs to Act

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President Donald Trump’s former strategic adviser predicts an “existential crisis of trust” in the Church will worsen, especially if Pope Francis fails to dialogue with those he considers to be his opponents. Widely recognized as a pioneer of the “sovereigntist” movement which claimed anumber of victories in the recent European Parliament elections, Bannon believes an absence […]

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The Church’s Next Scandal Is Money

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A new report gives a disturbing insight into the way that money circulates among Church leaders. How long can it continue? “The Devil always enters by way of the pocket.” It’s a phrase that Pope Francis often repeats. He has it on no lesser authority than that of St Paul the Apostle, who wrote: “For […]

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Sex Abuse Claim Against Late Springfield Bishop Christopher Weldon Demonstrates Challenge Victims Face

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Springfield Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski will meet Thursday with an alleged clergy sex abuse victim, who says he told a diocesan Review Board a year ago that he had been sexually abused decades ago by the late Bishop Christopher J. Weldon. The Review Board has disputed that his June 2018 testimony included allegations of direct […]

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Bishop McKnight: Lay Involvement Needed ‘To Make Darn Sure That We Bishops Do Not Harm The Church’

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Pointing to the anemic nature of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) measures to deal with episcopal accountability, a bishop pressed for mandatory lay involvement in investigating allegations against bishops concerning sexual abuse and cover-up. During a discussion preceding the approval of Affirming Our Episcopal Commitments, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City stood up and […]

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Is Cardinal Cupich Complicit In The Sin of Abortion?

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Cupich Defends Giving Holy Communion To Pro-Abortion Politicians Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago defended giving Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians, saying, “I think it would be counterproductive to impose sanctions, simply because they don’t change anybody’s minds.” Cardinal Cupich expressed his position in the wake of Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois barring pro-abortion legislators […]