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Outspoken Critic of Abuse Crisis Muzzled by Superiors

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Fr. Mark Goring, an outspoken critic of the Catholic sexual abuse crisis, has been silenced by his superiors. The chastisement came shortly after Fr. Goring posted a video saying that Cardinal Wuerl needs to remove himself from public ministry. The video, entitled “Cardinal Wuerl, Get Out”, (which was subsequently removed from YouTube) was in response […]

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Women Describe Alleged Abuse by Nuns

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Catholic bishops from across the U.S. are gathering Wednesday for a weeklong retreat on the clergy sex abuse crisis at a seminary near Chicago. Organizers said the retreat, which was requested by Pope Francis, will focus on prayer and spiritual reflection and not policy-making. The gathering comes as CBS News has also learned of several cases […]

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Is the Vatican Trying to Whitewash McCarrick Investigation?

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Church Militant has learned from extremely reliable sources that the Vatican investigation into disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick appears to have gone into cover-up mode. In an unbelievable turn of events, Church investigators are now presenting the accusations against McCarrick from a former altar boy as not credible. But what is proving to be astonishing is […]

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Cardinal Wuerl’s Fake Resignation?

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Two months after Pope Francis accepted Donald Wuerl’s resignation for his alleged involvement in the cover-up of sexual abuse, it appears to be “business as usual” for Wuerl in the Archdiocese of Washington DC. wo months ago, Cardinal Donald Wuerl stepped down early from his position as archbishop of Washington, faced with a Pennsylvania grand […]

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Cupich Knew About Abusive Clergy at Gonzaga

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The Diocese of Spokane said Thursday it was unacceptable that Jesuit priests credibly accused of sexual abuse were unsupervised on the campus of Gonzaga University. While Spokane’s current bishop had no knowledge the priests had been living at the university, the diocese said its prior bishop was informed of their presence in 2011. “The Diocese […]

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Pope Francis to Clergy Sex Abusers: “Hand Yourself Over … and Prepare for Divine Justice”

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Pope Francis vowed Friday that the Catholic Church will “never again” cover up clergy sex abuse and demanded that priests who have raped and molested children turn themselves in. Francis dedicated his annual Christmas speech to the Vatican bureaucracy to abuse, evidence that a year of devastating revelations of sexual misconduct and cover-up has shaken his […]