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McCarrick’s Former Secretary Silences Priest Who Speaks-Out on Abuse Crisis

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Bishop Barry Knestout shared an apartment with Theodore McCarrick and was his personal secretary in Washington D.C. In February 2019 the sexual abuse scandal that has bedeviled the Roman Catholic Church landed in Martinsville when the Diocese of Richmond named two former priests at St. Joseph Catholic Church among 42 across central and Southwest Virginia […]

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Female Bishop Consecration Quashed

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The consecration of a female Episcopal bishop is being moved out of a Catholic parish after backlash from the faithful, but Richmond Bp. Barry Knestout is lamenting the cancellation. Episcopalians were planning to hold the consecration of Susan Bunton Haynes on Feb. 1 at St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Virginia. Local Catholics, including some parishioners at […]

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Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant ‘Bishop’

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Faithful Catholics are fuming after it was announced that a woman is to be consecrated a Protestant “bishop” inside a Virginia Catholic church. Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg will host the ordination and consecration of female Episcopal bishop Susan Bunton Haynes on Saturday, Feb. 1. Haynes is becoming the 11th bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Southern […]

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Is Not Bishop Knestout Obligated To Act on Catholic Lawmaker Who Voted for Virginia’s Horrific Infanticide Bill?

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The governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, made news this week when he spoke in support of infanticide (not to be confused with his latest news). This followed the action of the governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, who signed into law a bill that removed what little legal protections for unborn children existed in that state, now allowing abortion […]

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Virginia Attorney General Herring Investigating Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church

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Attorney General Mark Herring on Wednesday said his office and Virginia State Police are investigating sexual abuse within the two Catholic dioceses in Virginia, and whether people in authority covered up abuse. Herring announced the ongoing investigation at a news conference at his office, saying his review began after a grand jury in Pennsylvania issued […]

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Bishop Barry Christopher Knestout

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Current Role Official Web Site: http://www.richmonddiocese.org/ Mailing Address: 7800 Carousel Lane, Richmond, VA 23294, USA Telephone: (804)359-5661 Fax: 358-9159 What’s Been Reported Knestout was Personal Secretary to Archbishop McCarrick in Washington DC ( 2003-2004). Knestout reportedly lived in same apartment with McCarrick and Farrell. McCarrick was a co-consecrator of Knestout in 2008. Known as “Vice […]

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Catholic Relief Services’ McCarrick Problem

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Since the scandalous revelations of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s sexual dalliances flooded the news and social media, faithful Catholics have been demanding answers, especially ‘Who Knew?’ Most eyes are on other bishops and cardinals closest to McCarrick, but there is another connection being grossly overlooked. For over 18 years, McCarrick served as a member of Catholic […]