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Archdiocese of Milwaukee Removes Names of Two Bishops From Buildings

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The names of Archbishops Willam Cousins and Rembert Weakland removed from buildings The Archdiocese of Milwaukee announced Tuesday that it will remove from archdiocesan buildings the names of two former archbishops who were found to have reassigned priests accused of sexual abuse. “As a sign of repentance, and because of the pain caused to abuse […]

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Despite Serious Allegations, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt Remains an Apostolic Nuncio

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An archbishop who served as the Holy See’s permanent observer to the United Nations is accused of financial and professional misconduct, including the use of Vatican staff and influence to assist and support financially a woman with whom he is alledged to have had a romantic relationship. Sources say that although Vatican officials were informed […]

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West Virginia Attorney General Sues Diocese and Former Bishop Over Sex Abuse

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The move could set a new precedent in dealing with abuse allegations The Attorney General of West Virginia is suing the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and former bishop Michael Bransfield, claiming they “knowingly employed pedophiles and failed to conduct adequate background checks” for employees working in schools and camps, Patrick Morrisey tweeted that he was filing […]

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Pope Francis Refuses to Accept Resignation of Cardinal Convicted of Sex Abuse Cover-Up

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The cardinal travelled to Rome to present his resignation to the Pope personally Pope Francis has not accepted the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as Archbishop of Lyon. The cardinal travelled to Rome to present his resignation to the Pope after he was convicted by a French court of covering up sexual abuse committed by […]

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Catholic Relief Services Asks Congress to Fund Major Contraception-Pushing Agencies

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Lepanto Institute exposes MORE corruption at Catholic Relief Services: Since 2016, the Lepanto Institute has written about the congressional lobbying efforts of both the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). In May of 2016, we provided details regarding a joint-letter the USCCB and CRS sent to Congress requesting nearly $6 […]

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Criminal Investigation Accelerated as Pell Discovered Problems in Vatican Finances

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 TIMELINE INSTRUCTIONS: Click, hold and drag timeline to adjust view left or right. Click on timeline item to read details.  Zoom in or out using control at top right. A chronological list of key events in the life of the Australian cardinal, including details of his financial reforms as well as abuse allegations, charges […]

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Citing Her Catholic Faith, Pelosi Stumps for Totalitarian Green New Deal

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The Green New Deal seeks virtually totalitarian transformation of U.S.  Here’s Nancy Pelosi citing her ‘Catholic’ faith campaigning for the legislation: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) said at her press briefing on Thursday that she wants to “salute” the Green New Deal and went on to explain that “as a Catholic” she believes—“as do many […]

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Catholic Citizens of Illinois Calls for Action by Cardinal Cupich on Sex Abuse Scandal

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Catholic Citizens of Illinois calls upon Blase Cardinal Cupich, as our Archbishop for the following: Make full disclosure of the Vatican’s investigation of Theodore McCarrick. Your unequivocal denial that you were aware of Theodore McCarrick’s reputation for abusing seminarians, or that he was responsible for your elevation to Chicago reassured us, and we are grateful […]

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McGinley Taught Child Psychology at Georgetown, Abused Children for 30 Years

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Anthony McGinley, a Catholic priest from Pennsylvania, sexually abused young boys for 30 years, according to a 2018 report on clerical abuse published by a Pennsylvania grand jury. For five of those years, he taught courses in child psychology at Georgetown University. From 1977 to 1981, McGinley taught graduate classes in orthodontic statistics each fall and child […]