News & Commentary

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

Is Giving Money to Archbishop Wenski the Best Way to Help Victims of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Is Giving Money to Archbishop Wenski the Best Way to Help Victims of the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Complicit Clergy, Staff
Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami has issued the following letter to his flock: We agree with the Archbishop's request that Catholics support their local parishes which continue to have operating ...
Nationwide Service to Report Sexual Misconduct Involving U.S. Bishops Launched

Nationwide Service to Report Sexual Misconduct Involving U.S. Bishops Launched

Daily Sentinel, Staff
In May 2019, Pope Francis released his apostolic letter, Vos estis lux mundi (“You are the light of the world”) to address the issue of sexual abuse and bishop accountability ...
Misplaced Priorities

Misplaced Priorities

What about the salvation of souls? An astute woman who has written for The Catholic Thing just sent me this: I don’t know if you read [Washington D.C.] Archbishop [Wilton] ...
It's Official: The USCCB is COMPLICIT in the Evil Acts of CRS

It’s Official: The USCCB is COMPLICIT in the Evil Acts of CRS

Complicit Clergy, Staff
Sign the petition boycotting donations to the USCCB and CRS until such time as the bishops acknowledge there is a problem and take steps to clean-up the corruption. The United ...
WATCH: Is Coronavirus God’s Scourge for Apostasy?

WATCH: Is Coronavirus God’s Scourge for Apostasy?

Italy's leading Catholic historian is predicting the end of globalization and the death of Pope Francis' "utopia of globalization, presented as the great road destined to lead to the unification of ...
Former Virginia Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse

Former Virginia Priest Charged With Sexual Abuse

Associated Press, Staff
A former Catholic priest in northern Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing a teenager in a case that dates back nearly 35 years, and a city councilman for the ...
Former French Priest Convicted of Abusing Dozens of Boy Scouts

Former French Priest Convicted of Abusing Dozens of Boy Scouts

New York Times
Bernard Preynat, 75, received a five-year sentence after admitting to assaulting boys over a 20-year period, a scandal that embroiled a top cardinal. A former Roman Catholic priest in France ...
Canceling Catholicism Until Further Notice

Canceling Catholicism Until Further Notice

George Neumayr
What happened to the “field hospital” of Pope Francis? Early on in his papacy, Pope Francis likened the Church to a field hospital. But the analogy hasn’t held up amidst ...
Tell Archbishop Lori To Stop Making Excuses About The 'Gay' Clergy Retreat

Tell Archbishop Lori To Stop Making Excuses About The ‘Gay’ Clergy Retreat

LifeSite News recently reported a spokesperson for Archbishop William Lori in the Archdiocese of Baltimore claims that the Archbishop has "zero authority" to do anything about a retreat for "gay" ...
7th Anniversary (God Help Us!) of Pope Francis' Election

7th Anniversary (God Help Us!) of Pope Francis’ Election

Peter Kwasniewski
How Francis is Attempting to Complete the Destruction of the Church Begun by Paul VI. Author's Note: I drafted the following text on August 6, 2016, but never published it ...
Madison Diocese Announces 2nd Credible Abuse Allegation Against Patrick Doherty

Madison Diocese Announces 2nd Credible Abuse Allegation Against Patrick Doherty

Madison.com, Staff
The Madison Diocese announced Friday a second credible allegation of sexual abuse against former priest Patrick Doherty. Doherty, 85, was identified by the diocese in January as a priest who ...
Bishop Taylor: It’s ‘Problematic’ for Priests to Give Sacrament of Sick to Coronavirus Sufferers

Bishop Taylor: It’s ‘Problematic’ for Priests to Give Sacrament of Sick to Coronavirus Sufferers

The first bishop in the United States to cancel all public Masses up to and including Easter Sunday is Bishop Anthony B. Taylor of Little Rock, Arkansas. He also suggested ...
Protest Planned After Archbishop Lori Fails To Cancel ‘Scandalous’ Retreat For 'Gay' Clergy

Protest Planned After Archbishop Lori Fails To Cancel ‘Scandalous’ Retreat For ‘Gay’ Clergy

A U.S. prelate appears reluctant to scratch a retreat for “gay” bishops, priests, deacons, and religious brothers scheduled to take place in his archdiocese despite calls for its cancellation from ...
Former Michigan Priest Arraigned In Child Sex Abuse Charges

Former Michigan Priest Arraigned In Child Sex Abuse Charges

NBC News, Staff
A former Upper Michigan priest is in jail and facing more charges in a criminal sexual conduct investigation. According to the Michigan Attorney General's Office, Gary Allen Jacobs was formally ...
Australian Bishop Steps Aside During Vatican Abuse Investigation

Australian Bishop Steps Aside During Vatican Abuse Investigation

Australian Bishop Christopher Saunders of Broome has temporarily stepped back from his duties following allegations of historical sexual abuse. The Vatican has begun an investigation into claims that Bishop Saunders ...
Philadelphia Priest On Trial AGAIN For Covering-Up Clergy Sex Abuse

Philadelphia Priest On Trial AGAIN For Covering-Up Clergy Sex Abuse

WHYY, Staff
More than three years after his release from state prison, Monsignor William Lynn is scheduled to face a familiar, but unwelcome sight: a Philadelphia jury. Lynn, the first U.S. Catholic ...
Lay Group Calls For Action On Bransfield

Lay Group Calls For Action On Bransfield

A group called Lay Catholic Voices for Change has sent a letter to Bishop Mark Brennan of Wheeling-Charleston, West Virginia, asking that the diocese investigate charges of sex abuse of ...
Buffalo Deacon Slanders Lepanto Institute for Exposing the Truth About CRS

Buffalo Deacon Slanders Lepanto Institute for Exposing the Truth About CRS

Complicit Clergy, Staff
You know you're over the target when you're taking this kind of flak. After a year-long investigation, Lepanto Institute recently published its findings exposing the fact that Catholic Release Services ...
New Ulm Diocese: Judge OKs $34M Sex Abuse Bankruptcy Settlement

New Ulm Diocese: Judge OKs $34M Sex Abuse Bankruptcy Settlement

My Northwest, Staff
A bankruptcy judge on Tuesday approved a $34 million settlement between the Diocese of New Ulm in Minnesota and nearly 100 people who say they were sexually abused by priests ...
Madison Diocese Clears Priest Accused of Sex Abuse

Madison Diocese Clears Priest Accused of Sex Abuse

Gazzette Extra, Staff
The Catholic Diocese of Madison has deemed allegations of sexual misconduct against the Rev. William A. Nolan not credible. Nolan served in several southern Wisconsin parishes. “In the coming days, ...
German Bishops' Chairman: Women Deacons Possible After 'Synodal Way'

German Bishops’ Chairman: Women Deacons Possible After ‘Synodal Way’

The new chairman of the German bishops’ conference has said that calling for the ordination of women could be a conclusion of the two-year “synodal way” being undertaken by the ...
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