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

Rome Howls After Beijing Flouts Secret Deal

Rome Howls After Beijing Flouts Secret Deal

In an exceptionally rare move, the Vatican has protested the Chinese Communist Party’s appointment of a bishop to a diocese not recognized by Rome. On Saturday, The Holy See Press ...
German Bishops Take Perilous Detour From Unity With Rome

German Bishops Take Perilous Detour From Unity With Rome

Rome asked — begged, actually — the German bishops to take an off-ramp from their Synodal Way, which demands significant changes in Catholic doctrine, sacramental practice and ecclesial governance. The ...
Pope Francis: Women Make Theology ‘Tastier’

Pope Francis: Women Make Theology ‘Tastier’

Pope Francis called on the International Theological Commission Thursday to increase the number of women in its ranks, insisting they make theology “tastier.” “I believe that perhaps it would be ...
Vatican Rejects Former Auditor's Attorney for Lawsuit Which Could Reveal Major Financial Corruption

Vatican Rejects Former Auditor’s Attorney for Lawsuit Which Could Reveal Major Financial Corruption

VATICAN CITY (LifeSiteNews) — The Vatican is reportedly attempting to derail the $10 million lawsuit which has been brought against the Secretariat of State by the Vatican’s former Auditor General ...
Vatican’s Star Witness Testimony in ‘Trial of the Century’ May Just Have Backfired on Pope Francis

Vatican’s Star Witness Testimony in ‘Trial of the Century’ May Just Have Backfired on Pope Francis

Crux, John Allen
Just when you think that the Vatican’s “trial of the century” against a cardinal and nine other defendants for various alleged financial crimes can’t get any more surreal, two developments ...
It Was Homosexual Abuse, Stupid!

It Was Homosexual Abuse, Stupid!

The Catholic squad of the Sexual Left insists you agree that the priest sex abuse scandal has nothing to do with homosexuality. Nothing whatsoever. To say that the priest sex ...
Judge Orders Archdiocese to Turn Over Records on Howard Hubbard

Judge Orders Archdiocese to Turn Over Records on Howard Hubbard

A state Supreme Court justice has ordered the Archdiocese of New York to turn over roughly 1,400 pages of internal records related to its investigations of Howard J. Hubbard, rejecting ...
Pope Takes Control of Church’s Largest Charity

Pope Takes Control of Church’s Largest Charity

Crux, Elise Ann Allen
To the surprise of many inside the organization, Pope Francis essentially placed the Catholic Church’s largest charitable organization into receivership Tuesday, removing its current leadership and appointing an interim administrator ...
Irish Archbishop Criticizes ‘Pathetic Responses’ to Clergy Abuse

Irish Archbishop Criticizes ‘Pathetic Responses’ to Clergy Abuse

Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin has lashed out at the “pathetic responses” to victims of clergy sexual abuse and the “whitewashing” of crimes in the wake of the latest abuse ...
Michigan Pervert Priest Laicized

Michigan Pervert Priest Laicized

Complicit Clergy, Staff
The Diocese of Saginaw has announced the Fr. Robert DeLand petitioned Pope Francis to released from the clerical state and that the request has been granted, effective immediately.  DeLand was ...
Who Is Managing the Synod on Synodality?

Who Is Managing the Synod on Synodality?

In light of the controversy stirred up by the working document for the next stage of the multiyear Synod on Synodality, questions have arisen over who prepared it and how ...
Priest Who Told Church Official He Was Attracted to Teenage Boys Told Not To Worry About It

Priest Who Told Church Official He Was Attracted to Teenage Boys Told Not To Worry About It

In the 1980s, Father Brian Cox told an official with Catholic church he had a problem – he was attracted to teenage boys. The official, according to court papers, brushed ...
Ex-Priest Who Desecrated Church Sentenced for Felony Obscenity

Ex-Priest Who Desecrated Church Sentenced for Felony Obscenity

WAFB, Staff
The former Catholic priest caught recording a sex tape with two dominatrices on the altar of his Pearl River church two years ago pleaded guilty Monday (Nov. 21) to a ...
Keeping Quiet: The Downside to “Voluntary Laicization”

Keeping Quiet: The Downside to “Voluntary Laicization”

Pope Francis quietly laicized a priest accused of grave immorality and serious canonical crimes in 2017, rather than have him stay in the priesthood long enough to face trial. The ...
Trendy Services are a Turn-Off for Young Lured by Latin Mass

Trendy Services are a Turn-Off for Young Lured by Latin Mass

The Times, Will Pavia
In an era of declining religious faith and dwindling mass attendance, a Catholic church in Detroit boasts a booming congregation. St Joseph Shrine attributes this success not to a charismatic ...
Old Latin Mass Finds New American Audience, Despite Pope’s Disapproval

Old Latin Mass Finds New American Audience, Despite Pope’s Disapproval

Eric Agustin’s eight children used to call the first day of the week “Party Sunday.” The family would wake up, attend a short morning Mass at a Catholic parish near ...
COVID Amnesty for Bishops?

COVID Amnesty for Bishops?

Like zealous COVID politicians, the U.S. bishops have yet even to look at their own record during the “pandemic.” So far, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops hasn’t engaged ...
“Pope Francis” is Our Reward for Tolerating the Errors of Vatican II

“Pope Francis” is Our Reward for Tolerating the Errors of Vatican II

As we end the liturgical year, and begin another Advent with Francis still occupying the papacy, we cannot escape the reality that the Church’s crisis has grown significantly worse over ...
U.S. Bishops Promote a Protégé to the Rapist Theodore McCarrick

U.S. Bishops Promote a Protégé to the Rapist Theodore McCarrick

It is impossible to overstate the tone-deafness of America’s Catholic bishops in recent years. They seem determined to give the Catholic Church a black eye. The Theodore McCarrick scandal — ...
Harrisburg Diocese Files Plan to Pay Millions in Clergy Sex Abuse Claims

Harrisburg Diocese Files Plan to Pay Millions in Clergy Sex Abuse Claims

NBC News, Staff
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has filed a plan of reorganization with federal bankruptcy court. Under the proposed plan, an $18.25 million Survivor Compensation Trust will be established to ...
Pope Francis’s Tacit Support For Homosexual Marriage Subverts Scripture To Please The World

Pope Francis’s Tacit Support For Homosexual Marriage Subverts Scripture To Please The World

Joseph D'Hippolito
When Belgium’s Catholic bishops meet him for their required visit on Nov. 21-26, Pope Francis will have the chance to either reaffirm or negate Catholic doctrine concerning one of civilization’s ...
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