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Aggregated news and commentary from across the web regarding cover-up of the sexual abuse scandal.

Cardinal Dolan Throws His Flock To The COVID Inoculation Wolves

Cardinal Dolan Throws His Flock To The COVID Inoculation Wolves

No ‘Church of Accompaniment’ when it comes conscientious objectors of the COVID jab The Archdiocese of New York has instructed priests not to grant religious exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines, saying ...
Francis' Hermeneutic of Error and Envy

Francis’ Hermeneutic of Error and Envy

While there have been some notable attempts to help us understand the rationale behind the most recent motu proprio, Traditionis Custodes, the published reflection on the document by Italian Professor ...
Former Albany Bishop Admits Covering-Up Sexual Abuse Allegations

Former Albany Bishop Admits Covering-Up Sexual Abuse Allegations

The Hill, Staff
A former bishop at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany admitted to covering up sexual abuse by priests for decades. Former Bishop Howard J. Hubbard ran the state capital’s diocese ...
NAC Vice-Rector Steps-Down Amidst Allegations of Homosexual Misconduct

NAC Vice-Rector Steps-Down Amidst Allegations of Homosexual Misconduct

An announcement by the Pontifical North American College (NAC) seminary in Rome confirms that the vice-rector, Father Adam Park, will suddenly “not be returning” to his post at the NAC ...
The Church Can’t Get Past McCarrick

The Church Can’t Get Past McCarrick

The aftershocks of the Theodore McCarrick scandal are continuing to rock the Church. The latest one came last Thursday. The defrocked cardinal “has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage ...
WATCH: Archbishop Viganò Responds to the Theft of the Mass of All Ages by Pope Francis

WATCH: Archbishop Viganò Responds to the Theft of the Mass of All Ages by Pope Francis

Traditionis custodes: this is the incipit [“beginning” or “first words”] of the document with which Francis imperiously cancels the previous Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum of Benedict XVI. The almost mocking ...
Why Was This Catholic Congregation Sheltering A Laicized Serial Sexual Abuser?

Why Was This Catholic Congregation Sheltering A Laicized Serial Sexual Abuser?

Complicit Clergy, Staff
Media reports announcing criminal charges brought against Theodore McCarrick have revealed that he has been living at Vianney Renewal Center  in Ditmer, Missouri which is owned and operated by the ...
McCarrick Allegedly Prayed as He Sexually Abused Teen Boy

McCarrick Allegedly Prayed as He Sexually Abused Teen Boy

Criminal complaint reveals disgusting details of McCarrick’s alleged abuse McCarrick allegedly started sexually abusing the victim when he was a “young boy,” according to the complaint, in no less than ...
Is China Using Grindr to Blackmail the Vatican?

Is China Using Grindr to Blackmail the Vatican?

The Vatican secretary of state Cdl. Pietro Parolin has refused to confirm or deny reports that the gay cruising app Grindr may have been used to blackmail the Holy See ...
Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick Criminally Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Teenager

Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick Criminally Charged With Sexually Assaulting a Teenager

Defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in the 1970s, making him the highest-ranking Roman Catholic ...
Another 24 Members of Buffalo Diocese Facing Sex Abuse Allegations

Another 24 Members of Buffalo Diocese Facing Sex Abuse Allegations

Spectrum News 1, Staff
Attorneys say 91 new lawsuits were filed against the diocese since last month under the Child Victims Act. Jeff Anderson & Associates, a firm representing dozens of victims in the ...
Is Msgr. Burrill the Tip of the Iceberg?

Is Msgr. Burrill the Tip of the Iceberg?

As a sex abuse victims’ advocate and a former Catholic seminary instructor and formator, I am led to question the validity of arguments put forward by Rev. James Martin, SJ, Steven P ...
Cardinal Gregory Distances Himself From Monsingor Burrill

Cardinal Gregory Distances Himself From Monsingor Burrill

Complicit Clergy, Staff
In a recent parish bulletin, Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill was featured as a visiting presider at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland.  Burrill was forced to resign as the USCCB’s ...
Catholicism Is About Swords

Catholicism Is About Swords

It may seem like a lifetime ago, but some may recall the habited Catholic nun who spoke at the Republican National Convention last August. She held up her Rosary and ...
Cardinal Gregory Cancels Pontifical Mass

Cardinal Gregory Cancels Pontifical Mass

Rorate Caeli, Staff
A pontifical high Mass had been planned for 14 August in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.  It was actually supposed to be ...
GRINDR in the Vatican?

GRINDR in the Vatican?

The Pillar, Staff
The use of location-based hookup apps by officials or employees of Church institutions could present serious security problems for the Church, even at the level of the Holy See’s diplomatic ...
Pope Francis Calls For ‘New World Order’ After Pandemic

Pope Francis Calls For ‘New World Order’ After Pandemic

Pope Francis insists in a new book things will never be the same in a post-pandemic world, calling instead for the establishment of a “new world order.” In a book-length ...
LGBTQ Columnist Reveals the Truth About Grindr

LGBTQ Columnist Reveals the Truth About Grindr

James Finn is a columnist for Prism and Pen, a LGBTQ publication that claims to amplify LGBTQ voices through the art of storytelling.  Finn describes himself as a “middle-aged uppity ...
Yet Another Example of Homo-Hearsay Hypocrisy

Yet Another Example of Homo-Hearsay Hypocrisy

Bishop Callahan did not hesitate to remove the priestly faculties of Fr. James Altman, but has been reluctant to do so for disgraced Monsignor Burrill. Elapsed time since Monsignor Burrill’s ...
Are These Clerics Guilty of a Hate Crime Against President Biden?

Are These Clerics Guilty of a Hate Crime Against President Biden?

Complicit Clergy, Staff
For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily, eateth and drinketh damnation to himself.  1 Corinthians 11:29 Ask yourself this simple question: How much would you need to hate a man ...
Bishop Mutsaerts: An Evil Edict from Pope Francis

Bishop Mutsaerts: An Evil Edict from Pope Francis

Pope Francis promotes synodality: everyone should be able to talk, everyone should be heard. This was hardly the case with his recently published motu proprio Traditionis Custodes, an ukase [imperial ...
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