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Fresno Bishop Quietly Restores Embezzling, Gay Porn Priest

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A California bishop has quietly reinstated a priest with a decades-long track record of active homosexuality, which includes embezzling parish funds. Evidence also shows the priest may have possessed child porn. Bishop Joseph Brennan of the Fresno diocese issued a letter Wednesday announcing he is reinstating Fr. Michael Lastiri: “After much prayer and reflection, I have restored […]

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Detroit Priest Sues Archdiocese’s Episcopal Vicar For Defamation

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A Detroit priest is suing a fellow priest for fabricating a rape charge against him, leading to his suspension and the ruin of his reputation. On Wednesday, Fr. Eduard Perrone filed a lawsuit alleging defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and false light by Msgr. Michael Bugarin, delegate for clergy misconduct for the archdiocese of Detroit, after Bugarin […]

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WATCH: Defamed Detroit Priest Vindicated

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A falsely accused Detroit priest has been vindicated, an arbitration panel unanimously finding he was the target of defamation and awarding him damages of $125,000. “I want to express my deep gratitude to my outstanding, dedicated attorneys for this vindication of truth,” Fr. Eduard Perrone said in comments to Church Militant. “I join all those […]

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Whistleblower Sues Saginaw Diocese

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An employee of the diocese of Saginaw, Michigan is suing after suffering retaliation for blowing the whistle on sex abuse. Gabriel Villarreal has worked maintenance for the diocese for 26 years. In February 2018, his teenaged son informed him that Fr. Robert DeLand tried to sexually assault him at St. Agnes parish, where DeLand was […]

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SSPX Acknowledges Abuse Allegations by Forming Review Board

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In a historic first, the U.S. district of the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) is establishing an independent review board to review allegations of sex abuse committed by its clergy, following Church Militant’s groundbreaking documentary exposing decades of abuse and cover-up by SSPX priests and bishops. “As much as the SSPX wants to prevent abuse from […]

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WATCH: Pedophile Priest Repeated Given Access to Boys

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  Father Philippe Peignot has a 40-year track record of pedophilia, stretching back to 1978 — but most disturbing is the way leadership in the Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) repeatedly granted him access to young boys to abuse again. One of his victims, André (a pseudonym), whose story was covered in the 2016 Swedish […]

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Fresno DA: Homosexual Abuse Allegations Against Craig Harrison Are “Credible”

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Fresno law enforcement have found homosexual abuse allegations against a local priest “credible,” but won’t pursue prosecution owing to the statute of limitations. The Fresno County district attorney (D.A.) issued a public statement Friday making clear its decision not to prosecute is not in any way an exoneration. “While the allegations made against Monsignor Harrison […]

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WATCH: The Real Predator Protector in Buffalo

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As the financial and sex scandals continue to pour out of the ranks of U.S. bishops, one small but significant fact tends to get overlooked: the auxiliary bishops’ role in the cover-up. Auxiliary bishops are able to stay well out of the limelight and provide plausible deniability for crooked bishops. In short, the auxiliaries are able to do the […]