Active Homosexuality in the Priesthood Helped Cause This Crisis

The Sixth Commandment is clear — there is a universal call to chastity, and no one is exempt. There is a line in the Acts of the Apostles that I once found humorous: So the word of God continued to spread, and the number of disciples in Jerusalem continued to grow rapidly. Even a large number of … Read more

McCarrick And Power

On Sunday, April 3, 2005, the day after the death of St. John Paul II, Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and at least a dozen other priests concelebrated the ten a.m. Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. In attendance were, among other dignitaries, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy. Cardinal McCarrick … Read more

More than 1,000 Sign Letter Asking US Catholic Bishops to Resign

As Catholics throughout Greater Boston heard Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley’s message at weekend Masses assailing the church for “clerical sins and clerical failures” that caused the clergy sex abuse crisis, a letter asking all US Catholic bishops to resign over the scandal topped 1,000 signatures. The letter, published Friday on the website Daily Theology, says … Read more

Bishop Morlino Condemns “Homosexual Subculture” in the Hierarchy

Bishop Robert C. Morlino decried the “homosexual subculture within the hierarchy of the Catholic Church” in a letter to his flock of more than 280,000 on Aug. 18, suggesting the faithful develop a “perfect hatred” for wickedness and sin, giving them no refuge in the home or society at large. Morlino’s five-page letter was sent … Read more

Uncle Ted’s Family Tradition

Handsy Archbishop (formerly Cardinal) Ted McCarrick’s name did not come up in the Pennsylvania grand jury report, but his shadow looms large over the burgeoning scandal engulfing the US bishops. McCarrick loved for seminarians and priests to call him “Uncle Ted” — an endearment he also instructed “James,” a man he began molesting when James … Read more

Cardinal Wuerl Must Go

Sign the petition asking for Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation In 1972, Pope Paul VI warned that “the smoke of Satan has entered the Church of God.” We see that smoke throughout the report from a Pennsylvania grand jury, which alleges that more than 300 priests abused more than 1,000 children in six Pennsylvania dioceses — including … Read more

Cardinal Wuerl Already Submitted His Resignation – Pope Francis Just Needs to Accept It

Cardinal Wuerl tendered his resignation over two years ago, but the Pope did not accept it at that time. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington, is now facing pressure to step down after allegations that he protected priests accused of sexually abusing minors. He has told national media that he will not resign. But … Read more

Will Other States Follow Pennsylvania on Church Abuse Investigations?

Attorneys general around the U.S. have been largely silent this week about any plans to conduct an investigation like Pennsylvania’s that uncovered widespread child sexual abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses, although New York’s top prosecutor is an exception, saying she is exploring teaming up with the local district attorneys. The comments by the New … Read more

Analysis: Accused Pennsylvania Priest Predators Preyed Mostly on Teen Boys

A LifeSiteNews analysis of the scathing  Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report reveals that the vast majority of reported sexual predator priests were homosexuals, most of whom preyed on teenage boys. Nearly three-quarters of the offending priests were homosexual, while only about a quarter were heterosexual. Fewer than than 3% of their victims were adults, and of those, most were … Read more

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