News & Commentary

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

Pope Compares Anti-LGBT Politicians to Hitler

Pope Compares Anti-LGBT Politicians to Hitler

New York Times, Staff /
He said Friday that politicians who are enraged against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind Hitler. It is no accident that sometimes there is a resurgence of typical Nazi symbols, Francis ...
Pope Meets With Notorious Anglican Lesbian Activist

Pope Meets With Notorious Anglican Lesbian Activist

Church Militant, Jules Gomes /
A leading Anglican LGBT activist campaigning to criminalize “reparative therapy” was warmly received by Pope Francis at Casa Santa Marta Thursday in the pontiff’s private chapel. Jayne Ozanne, who led ...
The Political Pan-Amazon Synod?

The Political Pan-Amazon Synod?

A set of ideological presuppositions, derived from the political left and also rooted in some strands of liberation theology, informed both the synodal discussions and the synod’s final document. The ...
The Catholic Obligation to Resist

The Catholic Obligation to Resist

The Remnant, Roberto de Mattei /
Editor’s Note: This talk, a powerful call to arms for the ages, was delivered at the launch of a new book-length interview of Bishop Athanasius Schneider in Rome. The book ...
Can The Pope Do No Wrong?

Can The Pope Do No Wrong?

Catholic Herald, Matthew Schmitz /
In recent months, controversies in the Catholic Church have reached a new pitch. On one side are critics of the Pope, often accused of being crypto-schismatics or sedevacantists. On the ...
Release of Vatican Report on Disgraced Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Delayed Once Again

Release of Vatican Report on Disgraced Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Delayed Once Again

Life Site News, Martin Barillas /
Cardinal Sean O’Malley told American bishops that a long-expected report on the Vatican’s investigation into alleged serial sex abuser former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been delayed yet again. At the ...
After U.S. Bishops Debate Downplaying Abortion, Bishop Strickland Leads Rosary Outside Conference

After U.S. Bishops Debate Downplaying Abortion, Bishop Strickland Leads Rosary Outside Conference

Life Site News, Doug Mainwaring /
During the abortion debate, Strickland insisted abortion needed to remain the ‘preeminent’ issue for the USCCB Outside the hotel where the U.S. bishops convened for their annual fall meeting, Bishop ...
The United States Conference of Catholic Blowhards

The United States Conference of Catholic Blowhards

American Spectator, George Neumayr /
The bishops hold another pointless left-wing powwow in Baltimore. This week the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) held its annual meeting in Baltimore. The bishops gathered at the ...
US Reporting Mechanism for Episcopal Abuse Could Go Live by February

US Reporting Mechanism for Episcopal Abuse Could Go Live by February

Catholic News Agency, Matt Hadro /
A national third-party reporting system for allegations of abuse, neglect, or misconduct against bishops could be activated by February 2020, the U.S. bishops’ conference said Wednesday. Anthony Picarello, general counsel ...
Pro-Family Groups Petition US Bishops to Stop Funding Pro-abortion, Pro-LGBT Organizations

Pro-Family Groups Petition US Bishops to Stop Funding Pro-abortion, Pro-LGBT Organizations

Michael Hichborn /
Pro-life organizations are asking individual bishops to withdraw their support and participation in the annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) collection, set to take place November 23 and 24 ...
Buffalo’s Troubled Christ the King Seminary

Buffalo’s Troubled Christ the King Seminary

The scandalous allegations that have engulfed the Diocese of Buffalo — and especially its center for forming priests, Christ the King Seminary — is sufficiently grave that it triggered a ...
Clergy Who Ignore Church Teaching on Communion are Cruel

Clergy Who Ignore Church Teaching on Communion are Cruel

Catholic Herald, Fr Pius Pietrzyk /
The decision to refuse to admit pro-abortion politicians to Holy Communion is not just based on a centuries-old discipline of the Church. It is also an act of pastoral mercy ...
Diocese Files Lawsuit Challenging Child Victims Act

Diocese Files Lawsuit Challenging Child Victims Act

New York Post, Gabrielle Fonrouge /
A Long Island Catholic diocese is suing to overturn the Child Victims Act, claiming the new law that protects sex abuse survivors, many of whom suffered at the hands of ...
Pachamama and the Gods of Ancient Greece. The Lesson of Paul in Athens.

Pachamama and the Gods of Ancient Greece. The Lesson of Paul in Athens.

L'Espresso, Sandro Magister /
The synod for the Amazon has been filed away, but the “scandal” that accompanied its unfolding is far from being healed. Generating this “sign of contradiction” was Pope Francis himself, ...
WATCH: Cardinal Pressured Bishops to Stay Quiet on Abuse Case so as Not to Harm Pope’s Image

WATCH: Cardinal Pressured Bishops to Stay Quiet on Abuse Case so as Not to Harm Pope’s Image

Life Site News, John Henry Westen /
Recent hearings at the UK government-established Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) has elicited testimony from two bishops replete with incriminating evidence on Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of ...
Complicit Vatican Quietly Stands By As United Nations Once Again Vigorously Pushes Abortion, Population Control

Complicit Vatican Quietly Stands By As United Nations Once Again Vigorously Pushes Abortion, Population Control

Life Site News, Steven Mosher /
When the UN Population Fund announced it was holding a meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in ...
Bishop Charged with Investigating Bishop Malone Accused of Sexual Abuse Himself

Bishop Charged with Investigating Bishop Malone Accused of Sexual Abuse Himself

WGRZ, Staff /
A Roman Catholic bishop named by Pope Francis to investigate the church’s response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo, New York, has himself been accused of sexual abuse of a ...
Led by Cupich and McElroy, 1-in-3 U.S. Bishops Vote AGAINST Calling Abortion ‘Pre-eminent’ Issue

Led by Cupich and McElroy, 1-in-3 U.S. Bishops Vote AGAINST Calling Abortion ‘Pre-eminent’ Issue

American Catholic bishops showed today that the current pontificate has divided them on fighting abortion as a social justice priority, voting 143-69 to keep the issue “pre-eminent.” This morning during ...
The “Synodality” Masquerade

The “Synodality” Masquerade

Frist Things, George Weigel /
The mechanisms of consultation that exist in the Church—from parish councils through diocesan pastoral councils to the Synod of Bishops—exist to strengthen the governance of the Church by its pastors: ...
Archbishop, Priests and Lay Scholars Call on Pope Francis to Repent for Pachamama Idolatry

Archbishop, Priests and Lay Scholars Call on Pope Francis to Repent for Pachamama Idolatry

Life Site News, Dr. Maike Hickson /
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò added his name this morning to the statement urging Pope Francis to repent for Pachamama idolatry. Read full report here. An international group of 100 priests ...
New Questions Emerge Over Apostolic Visitation in Buffalo

New Questions Emerge Over Apostolic Visitation in Buffalo

Catholic Herald, Christopher Altieri /
Whistleblowers were discouraged from bringing counsel to their interview sessions As the US bishops begin their plenary meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, the Catholic bishops of New York are in Rome ...
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