Scranton Diocese Says ‘No Credible Evidence’ Against Msgr. Walter Rossi

The Diocese of Scranton released a statement Friday regarding Msgr. Walter Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The statement said that after an exhaustive investigation, investigators found no credible evidence to support allegations of misconduct against Rossi. “The investigation of allegations of personal misconduct was led by outside … Read more

Rossi Investigation Still ‘Underway’ 4 Months After It Began

Four months after the Diocese of Scranton began looking into allegations against the rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a spokesman for the diocese said the investigation is not yet concluded. “At this point, the investigation is still underway and I have nothing new to report at this time,” … Read more

Why Is Msgr. Walter Rossi Still in Public Ministry?

Archbishop Gregory and Bishop Bambera are potentially putting the public at risk. Msgr. Walter Rossi is Rector of the largest Catholic Church in the country, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception located in Washington, DC.  In September 2018 George Neumayr of the American Spectator reported that he had heard of allegations … Read more

Monsignor Walter Rossi’s Connection to Louis DeNaples, the Scrantonian Billionaire Indicted for Mob Ties

The corrupt National Shrine rector isn’t protected by just the gay mafia. In the course of researching Rossi’s connection to sinister gay mafia figures, I kept hearing stories about his ties to another mafia–the Italian one. The ostensible invincibility of Rossi, multiple sources told me, derived not only from the protection he received from the … Read more

Will The Investigation of Monsignor Rossi Be A Whitewash?

  In June, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the former papal nuncio to the United States, corroborated my year-long reporting on the corruption of Monsignor Walter Rossi, the head of one of the most important churches in the United States, the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. “You can read about … Read more

Viganò Says Msgr. Walter Rossi is ‘Without a Doubt a Member of the Gay Mafia’

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is confirming that, as papal nuncio, he received complaints of homosexual predation and harassment by Msgr. Walter Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. “Monsignor Rossi is, without a doubt, a member of the ‘gay mafia,’” Viganò said in remarks to Italian journalist Marco Tosatti on … Read more

The Day of Reckoning for Monsignor Rossi and the Hierarchy

Last month I wrote about the reported predatory behavior of Monsignor Walter Rossi, the director of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., a position to which he had been appointed by the pedo-rapist Cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2005. Bishop Michael Bransfield, who is under investigation for predatory gay behavior, had … Read more

Monsignor Rossi, Wuerl’s Gay Mafioso at the Basilica

Why is this accused gay predator still running the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception? The other day I received a call from a former Catholic University of America student who recounted episodes of sexual harassment that he suffered at the hands of Monsignor Walter Rossi, the Gay Mafioso whom pederast Cardinal Theodore McCarrick appointed … Read more

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