Bishops Feel Like “Generals Without Armies” – Why Should Anyone Be Surprised?

After years of sexual abuse, financial scandal, appeasing politicians, accepting government handouts and neglecting to form the faithful in the truths of the faith, US Bishops are now expressing frustration over cultural and political weaknesses of the Catholic Church. A series of one-on-one interviews with more than two dozen bishops has revealed significant concern among … Read more

Pope to Host Interfaith Prayer at ‘Babel’

Pope Francis’ proposed interreligious prayer service for Muslims, Yazidis, Mandaean-Sabean and other religions at the site of Ur during his Iraq visit is being slammed as more evocative of the “Tower of Babel” than the “House of Abraham.” The Vatican has confirmed that Francis will fly to Nāṣiriya for a March 6 service titled “Prayer … Read more

Bishop-Endorsed Media Outlets Suppress Victim’s Voice

In January 2019, Nick Sandmann returned home from the March for Life in Washington, D.C., where he and his fellow Covington High School students were victims of fake news on the part of CNN and other media outlets. When deceptively edited video clips of Sandmann’s encounter with Native American activist Nathan Phillips were broadcast, many people were quick to condemn … Read more

Monsignor Craig Harrison Leaving the Priesthood

Attorneys for Monsignor Craig Harrison have scheduled a press conference this afternoon to make an announcement regarding his leave of the priesthood. “Harrison has tendered letters of resignation to the Holy Father from his position as the Pastor of St. Francis Parish and from his obligations as a Catholic priest,” his attorneys said in a … Read more

Leading Archbishop: Pro-Abortion Joe Biden Should Stop Calling Himself a ‘Devout Catholic’

The head of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities, Kansas City Archbishop Joseph Naumann, said this week President Joe Biden should stop calling himself a devout Catholic since his actions contradict this claim. “The president should stop defining himself as a devout Catholic and acknowledge that his view on abortion is contrary to Catholic … Read more

What Happened to the USCCB Working Group on Joe Biden?

Announced with much fanfare in November 2020, the working group has only met twice and is now rumored to have been disbanded. A source at the U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) has disputed the notion that a special working group formed to deal with new President Joe Biden was terminated prematurely this week. Reports earlier this … Read more

Clergy Sex Abuse: Why Do We Still Need to Talk About This?

Often at the scene of a horrific accident, police will tell bystanders to “Move along. There is nothing to see here.” The Catholic Church sex abuse scandal is a terrible tragedy and many laity feel they are being given this very message: “Stop talking about the priests’ sexual abuse crisis. It’s over. Move along now.” … Read more

Vatican Uses Force to Prove Vaccines are Moral

The Vatican has told employees that they may risk losing their jobs if they refuse to get a COVID-19 vaccination without legitimate health reasons. A decree by Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, effectively the governor of Vatican City, said getting a vaccine was “the responsible choice” because of the risk of harming other people. Vatican City, at … Read more

WATCH: The Cowboy Priest and His Unorthodox Liturgy

  While on vacation trying to find some warm weather in Southern Texas, we happened to attend Mass at Our Lady of Guadalupe (OLG) in Mission, Texas. OLG is a beautiful historic building in the heart of downtown Mission.  With the traditional setting, we were expecting to experience a traditional Mass.  We were shocked when … Read more

WATCH – US Archbishop: Refusing Communion to Pro-Abortion ‘Catholic’ Politicians is ‘Not Tied to Politics’

  A U.S. archbishop said that any decision to deny Holy Communion to publicly pro-abortion Catholic politicians, such as President Joe Biden or House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, would not be “tied to politics” but would ultimately be about “protecting” the sacrament while helping such a person move toward repentance. San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone told … Read more

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