U.S. Dioceses Declaring Bankruptcy

 Archdiocese of Portland OR (filed 7/06/04) Diocese of Tucson AZ (9/20/04) Diocese of Spokane WA (12/06/04) Diocese of Davenport IA (10/10/06) Diocese of San Diego CA (2/27/07) Diocese of Fairbanks AK (3/1/08) Diocese of Wilmington DE & MD (10/18/09) Archdiocese of Milwaukee WI (1/04/11) Diocese of Gallup NM (11/12/13) Diocese of Stockton CA (1/15/14) Diocese of Helena MT (1/31/14) Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis MN (1/16/15) Diocese of Duluth MN (12/07/15) Diocese of New Ulm MN (3/03/17) … Read more

The Universal Call to Holiness

From Lumen Gentium 39. The Church, whose mystery is being set forth by this Sacred Synod, is believed to be indefectibly holy. Indeed Christ, the Son of God, who with the Father and the Spirit is praised as “uniquely holy,” (1*) loved the Church as His bride, delivering Himself up for her. He did this … Read more

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STUDY: Is Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse Related to Homosexual Priests?

An interview with sociologist Father Paul Sullins, whose new study documents a strong linkage between the incidence of abuse and homosexuality in the priesthood and in seminaries. On Nov. 2, the Ruth Institute published a new report that dares to ask a question many researchers — and Catholics — have been afraid to ask: What has been … Read more

State Investigations

Click on a red state to read the latest news regarding its investigation into Catholic sexual abuse. List of States: AR, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, MI, MD, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NY, PA, VT, VA, WV, WY

The Good Shepherd Battle Plan

“I wish to repeat my appeal to my brother bishops and priests… You too are faced with a choice. You can choose to withdraw from the battle, to prop-up the conspiracy of silence and avert your eyes from the spreading of corruption. You can make excuses, compromises and justification that put off the day of … Read more