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Two Cardinals Close to Francis Accused of Covering-Up Sex Abuse of Pope’s Altar Boys

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Two high-ranking cardinals close to Pope Francis stopped an investigation of a seminarian accused of abusing multiple adolescents who serve at Pope Francis’ masses, according to extensive reports in the Italian media as well as statements made by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò that were published by LifeSite earlier this year. Viganò names the two cardinals as Angelo […]

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Archbishop Chaput: Fr. James Martin’s Message Causes Confusion About Church Doctrine

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A ‘pattern of ambiguity’ in Fr Martin’s teachings wrongly inspires hope that Church doctrine can be changed, Chaput said After Fr James Martin, SJ, spoke at a Philadelphia university, the Archbishop of Philadelphia urged caution about the priest’s message, especially regarding the possibility that Catholic teaching on sexuality might change. “Father Martin has sought in […]

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LISTEN: Victims’ Advocate Calls on Cardinal Dolan to Act on Bishop Malone

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Sex abuse victims advocate Robert Hoatson has been calling for Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation for more than a year-and-a-half. On Wednesday morning, he held yet another press conference outside the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, but he appears ready to take up a new strategy, as his previous attempts of demanding Malone to resign have so […]

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The Courage of Bishop Schneider

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Bad bishops are hardly a novelty in the history of the Church. Historians estimate that, when the Arian heresy rocked Christendom in the fourth century, four out of five bishoprics succumbed to apostasy. When Henry VIII ordered England’s bishops to swear the oath of succession, all of them complied—all, save one. For his refusal to abandon […]

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Former Michigan Priest Charged With Sexually Abusing 5-Year-Old Boy After Funeral for Boy’s Relative

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A former priest who served at Catholic churches in Genesee County is facing a new count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. The Michigan Attorney General’s Office already charged 80-year-old Vincent DeLorenzo with three counts of first-degree and three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct. A fourth count of first-degree CSC was announced on Tuesday. Attorney […]

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Viganò Corroboration #14: Homosexual Abuse in Vatican Seminary

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Vatican City’s chief prosecutor has handed down criminal indictments against two priests in connection with sexual abuse allegedly committed at the Preseminario Pio X, a minor seminary located inside Vatican City. The Press Office of the Holy See announced the formal charges on Tuesday afternoon, in a statement that named two men: the accused abuser, […]