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Vatican Boots Appeal of Pastor Expressing Outrage Over Sex Abuse

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The Vatican is refusing to hear a Virginia priest’s appeal, owing to canonical technicalities. The Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy (CFC) will not hear an appeal by Fr. Mark White, who is resisting attempts to oust him as pastor of two parishes by Richmond’s bishop, Barry Knestout. In a response dated June 2, the CFC told White’s advocate (who submitted the appeal) that White’s petition was not submitted by […]

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Seattle Archbishop Etienne Bans Kneeling for Holy Communion

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Seattle’s Abp. Paul Etienne is attempting to stop Catholics from kneeling to receive Holy Communion. In a pastoral letter promoting the Eucharist titled “The Work of Redemption,” the archbishop writes, “As we move in procession to the altar, we bow before receiving the Body or Blood of Christ, and remain standing to receive Holy Communion, whether the host or […]

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Outspoken Pastor Fights Back

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Virginia priest resists removal by McCarrick protégé A priest who criticized Church leaders for mishandling the sex abuse crisis is resisting his bishop’s attempts to remove him as pastor. Richmond, Virginia’s Bp. Barry Knestout, who rose to prominence as a personal secretary to serial homosexual predator Theodore McCarrick, is trying to remove Fr. Mark White as pastor of […]

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Vatican Announces 2022 Synod on ‘Synodality’

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So-called synodality will be the topic of the next ordinary Synod of Bishops. “Pope Francis has convoked the 16th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops,” according to Cdl. Lorenzo Baldisseri via a Vatican press release issued on Saturday. Baldisseri, as general secretary of the Synod of Bishops, is saying the theme of the synod — scheduled for October 2022 […]

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Newark Selling Archbishop’s Opulent Home

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The Newark archdiocese is selling the luxurious estate of former Abp. John Myers, who retired in 2017 after spending $500,000 on its expansion. Newark Cdl. Joseph Tobin announced on Tuesday that he intends to sell the upscale property, noting the decline of Myers’ “physical and mental health” is motivating the archbishop emeritus to relocate to his home state of Illinois. “The archdiocese has begun preparation […]

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WATCH: If Seminaries Are ‘Now Good,’ Then How’d This Guy Get Through?

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A priest ordained in 2017 for the diocese of Cleveland, Ohio just had his bond related to child porn charges tripled. Geauga County Judge Terri Stupica raised the bond from $50,000 to $150,000 for Fr. Robert McWilliams owing to recent charges from multiple counties following his arrest last month. Stupica also ordered that McWilliams, who pleaded not guilty to all charges, avoid contact with any […]

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Bishop Hubbard Faces Third Sexual Abuse Lawsuit

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The former bishop of Albany, New York is being sued for the third time since the state extended its statute of limitations involving sex abuse. The lawsuit accusing Bp. Howard Hubbard of abusing a teenage boy in the late 1970s was filed with the state Supreme Court in Albany on Thursday. The lawsuit also names Fr. Joseph Mato as an accomplice to the abuse, which allegedly […]

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Archbishop Viganò: Creating A ‘New Church’ is their Ultimate Goal

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Creating a so-called “new Church” is a centuries-old project of Freemasons that has accelerated under revolution-minded clerics in the last 60 years, according to Abp. Carlo Maria Viganò. In an interview published on Monday by Dr. Robert Moynihan, founder and editor-in-chief of Inside the Vatican, Viganò echoed the warnings from Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI published in April affirming that the current crisis of clerical sex abuse stems from a larger crisis involving […]

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Questioning a Pope’s Prudential Judgement Is Not Schismatic – So What’s The Real Reason Fr. Vaughn Treco Was Excommunicated?

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If questioning a pope’s prudential judgments was schismatic, as it supposedly was for Fr. Vaughn Treco, then St. Paul would have been excommunicated. Saint Peter, or Cephas as he was called, was given a vision as recorded in chapter 10 of the Acts of the Apostles that the keeping of the Mosaic law was no longer required by God. This he taught infallibly […]

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Cupich Covers-Up Bernardin Rape Charge – Falsely Claims All Allegations Have Been Reported

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Cardinal Blase Cupich is falsely claiming that he’s turned over all allegations of clerical sex abuse to law enforcement. Chicago’s archbishop is telling local media that even unsubstantiated cases involving clerical sex abuse have been handed over to the Illinois attorney general. The Chicago Tribune reported on Monday, “Cupich noted that the archdiocese reported every allegation of abuse to […]