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An Open Letter to Archbishop Chaput Supporting His Call to Cancel the Youth Synod

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Your Excellency: As a young Catholic I write to share my grave concerns about the looming youth synod. I am grateful for your repeated efforts to promote orthodoxy at this event and your attempt to ask Pope Francis to presently cancel it in light of the sexual abuse crisis. “Right now, the bishops would have absolutely no credibility in addressing this […]

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Pope Francis Covered-Up McCarrick Abuse, Former US Nuncio Testifies

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What you are about to read is the explosive testimony of the former apostolic nuncio to the United States, implicating Pope Francis and several senior prelates in covering up Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s alleged sexual abuse of seminarians and priests. In an extraordinary 11-page written statement (see official English translation below), Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, 77, claims […]

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Uncle Ted’s Family Tradition

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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 […]

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Cardinal Ferrell Backs Fr. James Martin For World Meeting of Families

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A spokesperson for the archdiocese of Dublin has confirmed that a U.S. cardinal helped invite a pro-gay priest to speak at the World Meeting of Families (WMOF). The 2018 WMOF is taking place Aug. 21–26 in Dublin, Ireland. Included on the list of speakers at the international Catholic event is pro-gay Jesuit celebrity priest Fr. James Martin. One Irish […]

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Sexual Abuse Victims Group Calls for Removal of Cardinals Wuerl, Farrell and Maradiaga from World Meeting of Families Line-Up

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A group representing clerical child sex survivors worldwide has written an open letter to Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin seeking the removal of three cardinals from World Meeting of Families (WMOF) events in Dublin later this month. Archbishop Martin is chairing the WMOF board. Ending Clergy Abuse (ECA) represents survivors in 15 countries and […]

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Priest: If I Knew, So Did They

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It was the feigned ignorance and shock of Cdl. Kevin Farrell that finally caused my confidence in the American hierarchy to completely collapse. Arriving in Rome at the North American College towards the close of Benedict’s papacy, the homosexual priest scandal seemed a distant memory. From my perspective, a new generation of bishops had corrected […]