News & Commentary

Aggregated news and commentary from across the web regarding cover-up of the sexual abuse scandal.

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Removes Names of Two Bishops From Buildings

Archdiocese of Milwaukee Removes Names of Two Bishops From Buildings

Catholic News Agency, Staff /
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 ...
Despite Serious Allegations, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt Remains an Apostolic Nuncio

Despite Serious Allegations, Archbishop Francis Chullikatt Remains an Apostolic Nuncio

Catholic News Agency, Ed Condon /
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 ...
West Virginia Attorney General Sues Diocese and Former Bishop Over Sex Abuse

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

Catholic Herald, Staff /
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 ...
Pope Francis Refuses to Accept Resignation of Cardinal Convicted of Sex Abuse Cover-Up

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

Catholic Herald, Staff /
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 ...
Catholic Relief Services Asks Congress to Fund Major Contraception-Pushing Agencies

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

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 ...
Criminal Investigation Accelerated as Pell Discovered Problems in Vatican Finances

Criminal Investigation Accelerated as Pell Discovered Problems in Vatican Finances

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

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

Catholic News Services, Staff /
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 ...
Nearly 400 Polish Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse

Nearly 400 Polish Priests Accused of Sexual Abuse

Catholic World Report, Staff /
Nearly 400 Polish priests were accused of sexual abuse of minors from 1990 until 2018, a study commissioned by the Episcopal Conference of Poland revealed on Thursday. The study covered ...
Catholic Citizens of Illinois Calls for Action by Cardinal Cupich on Sex Abuse Scandal

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

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

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

The Hoya, Cady Stanton /
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 ...
Cardinal Marx Announces Binding 'Synodal Process' on Celibacy, Sexual Morality

Cardinal Marx Announces Binding ‘Synodal Process’ on Celibacy, Sexual Morality

The German bishops will discuss priestly celibacy and sexual morality, leading to an as yet undetermined ‘binding’ outcome Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Munich and Freising has announced that the Catholic ...
St. Gallen Mafia Cardinal Danneels Dies

St. Gallen Mafia Cardinal Danneels Dies

Church Militant, David Nussman /
Cardinal Godfried Danneels, 85, former head of the Mechelen-Brussels archdiocese in Belgium, has died. The 85-year-old retired cardinal died Thursday morning. The current archbishop of Mechelen and Brussels, Cdl. Jozef ...
The Worst Crime in American History?

The Worst Crime in American History?

National Review, George Will /
It is highly unlikely that the abuses within the Catholic Church and conspiracies of silence about them are confined to Pennsylvania. “Horseplay,” a term used to denote child rape, is, ...
Vatican Financial Reform is in Tatters

Vatican Financial Reform is in Tatters

Frustration has been widely expressed at the lack of progress on sexual abuse reform. But on finances, things are getting worse There is a classic episode of Yes Minister in ...
How to Fight the Coming War

How to Fight the Coming War

The Remnant, Damien Peterson /
When it comes to heretical priests and bishops that we have the misfortune of coming into contact with we MUST, no, we HAVE THE DUTY to make certain that they ...
A Catholic Call to Courage

A Catholic Call to Courage

Crisis Magazine, Jeremy Kee /
As he stood before the rain-soaked crowd estimated to be as great as 20,000, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn suggested to the 1978 graduating class of Harvard University with that truly Russia sense of ...
Grandfather Pens Epic Letter About The Dangers To Reaching Heaven

Grandfather Pens Epic Letter About The Dangers To Reaching Heaven

Life Site News, Paul Fuchs /
Editor’s note: The letter below was written by a Catholic father to his three children. He writes: “The letter is a sort of final testament of my witness to the ...
After the Vatican Summit on the Protection of Minors in the Church

After the Vatican Summit on the Protection of Minors in the Church

The U.S. bishops in Dallas didn’t have the courage to address what the data clearly showed was the main part of the crisis: the culture of tolerance for unchastity in ...
Bishops Bransfield and Bennett Restricted from Exercising Ministry

Bishops Bransfield and Bennett Restricted from Exercising Ministry

Catholic News Agency, Staff /
Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore announced on Monday restrictions on the ministry of both retired West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield and retired Bishop Gordon Bennett, S.J. The restrictions against Bransfield ...
Cardinal Dolan Reportedly Ignoring Judge's Request To Remove Priests From Ministry

Cardinal Dolan Reportedly Ignoring Judge’s Request To Remove Priests From Ministry

Church Militant, Christine Niles /
Church Militant has learned that Cdl. Timothy Dolan is reportedly refusing to act immediately to remove priests alleged to have engaged in sexual misconduct. In September, Dolan hired Barbara Jones, a ...
Bishop Under Investigation For Naked Selfies Goes On Spiritual Retreat With Pope Francis

Bishop Under Investigation For Naked Selfies Goes On Spiritual Retreat With Pope Francis

Bishop Zanchetta joins the Pope and senior Vatican officials on the retreat despite being under investigation for sexual and financial wrongdoing The Catholic Herald has learned that a bishop currently ...
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