News & Commentary

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

WATCH: Are Bishops Using 'Boundary Violation Policies' To Selectively Persecute Orthodox Priests?

WATCH: Are Bishops Using ‘Boundary Violation Policies’ To Selectively Persecute Orthodox Priests?

Church Militant, WDAY, Staff
https://www.facebook.com/KennethChaseWDAY/videos/109767183746060/ There is something seriously wrong in the Church when it comes to the relationship between many priests and their bishops. There are loads of priests who simply do not ...
14 Anchorage Diocesan Clergy and Employees Accused of Sexual Abuse

14 Anchorage Diocesan Clergy and Employees Accused of Sexual Abuse

The Archdiocese of Anchorage for the first time has named 14 Southcentral Catholic clergy members accused by church investigators of sexually abusing children and vulnerable adults. The report released Thursday ...
WATCH: The Real Predator Protector in Buffalo

WATCH: The Real Predator Protector in Buffalo

As the financial and sex scandals continue to pour out of the ranks of U.S. bishops, one small but significant fact tends to get overlooked: the auxiliary bishops' role in the cover-up ...
Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant 'Bishop'

Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant ‘Bishop’

Faithful Catholics are fuming after it was announced that a woman is to be consecrated a Protestant "bishop" inside a Virginia Catholic church. Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg will host ...
Rossi Investigation Still 'Underway' 4 Months After It Began

Rossi Investigation Still ‘Underway’ 4 Months After It Began

JD Flynn
Four months after the Diocese of Scranton began looking into allegations against the rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, a spokesman for the diocese ...
Archbishop Viganò Denounces Benedict’s Secretary for 'Abusive and Systematic Control' of Pope Emeritus

Archbishop Viganò Denounces Benedict’s Secretary for ‘Abusive and Systematic Control’ of Pope Emeritus

In the wake of the controversy surrounding the genesis of Cardinal Robert Sarah’s new book with Benedict XVI on priestly celibacy, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has released a testimony denouncing ...
Amoris Laetitia: Problems Not Limited to Communion for Divorced and Remarried

Amoris Laetitia: Problems Not Limited to Communion for Divorced and Remarried

New Walden, John Gravino
New statement from the German bishops raises questions yet again about the meaning of Amoris Laetitia. Pardon the use of an apocalyptic mixed metaphor, but Amoris Laetitia has been at ...
The Book Scrubbing Controversy

The Book Scrubbing Controversy

The book’s rollout caused a backlash against Benedict appearing as co-author of the book, even though it appears the Pope Emeritus had given at least tacit prior approval for the ...
WATCH: Florida Attorney General Tight-Lipped About Sex Abuse Investigation

WATCH: Florida Attorney General Tight-Lipped About Sex Abuse Investigation

Fox News, Staff
It’s been more than a year since Florida launched a statewide investigation into child sex abuse at the hands of Catholic priests, and it has since opened the door for ...
The Vatican’s Alliance with China: More Evil Than We Thought

The Vatican’s Alliance with China: More Evil Than We Thought

The Stream, John Zmirak
Today I have to write about something that deeply disturbs me. Let’s start with a report at The Daily Caller. “Right now, those who are best implementing the social doctrine ...
A Bombshell Book: Ratzinger and Sarah Ask Francis Not to Make an Opening for Married Priests

A Bombshell Book: Ratzinger and Sarah Ask Francis Not to Make an Opening for Married Priests

They met. They wrote to each other. Precisely while “the world rumbled with the uproar created by a strange synod of the media that took the place of the real ...
The Stain of Theodore McCarrick Is Impossible to Expunge

The Stain of Theodore McCarrick Is Impossible to Expunge

American Spectator
His legacy lives on in his “nephews” who preside over dioceses hemorrhaging money, including — alarmingly — pension funds. The Vatican’s long-promised report on the Theodore McCarrick scandal has yet ...
Cardinal Marx: Spreading ‘Fear of Hell’ Undermines Gospel

Cardinal Marx: Spreading ‘Fear of Hell’ Undermines Gospel

Cardinal Reinhard Marx – the archbishop of Munich-Freising and the head of the German Bishops' Conference – just made a statement, in which he argued against spreading fear, saying: “wherever ...
Cardinal Burke on New Edition of Catechism: Original Remains ‘Authoritative’

Cardinal Burke on New Edition of Catechism: Original Remains ‘Authoritative’

The faithful cardinal emphasized that references to a new Pope Francis magisterium are 'simply preposterous — this is not the magisterium! Priests and the lay faithful must understand this.' An ...
USCCB Narrowly Approves Spending MORE of Your Money in 2021

USCCB Narrowly Approves Spending MORE of Your Money in 2021

The bishops of the United States have narrowly approved an increase on the amount dioceses must contribute to the national bishops’ conference. The measure initially failed to pass when put to ...
What Did The Woman Actually Say To Francis?

What Did The Woman Actually Say To Francis?

The New Year's Eve incident involving Pope Francis slapping an Asian woman has received worldwide media attention.  But no one in the main stream media appears to have bothered to ...
WATCH: If Seminaries Are 'Now Good,' Then How'd This Guy Get Through?

WATCH: If Seminaries Are ‘Now Good,’ Then How’d This Guy Get Through?

A priest ordained in 2017 for the diocese of Cleveland, Ohio just had his bond related to child porn charges tripled. Geauga County Judge Terri Stupica raised the bond from $50,000 to $150,000 for Fr ...
Pope Francis Praises Young Climate Change Activists

Pope Francis Praises Young Climate Change Activists

Pope Francis praised the actions of young climate change activists like Greta Thunberg Thursday, saying they remind people of the urgent need for “ecological conversion.” Young people “have much to ...
Phoenix Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing 2 Boys Indicted

Phoenix Priest Accused of Sexually Abusing 2 Boys Indicted

AZ Family, Staff
A Maricopa County grand jury has indicted a Phoenix priest accused of sexually abusing two boys younger than 15 between 2003 and 2007. Father John “Jack” Dallas Spaulding, 74, is ...
Congress Finds Catholic Persecution Worse after Vatican-China Deal

Congress Finds Catholic Persecution Worse after Vatican-China Deal

Angelus News, Staff
A new U.S. government report says that human rights abuse in China has worsened in the last year, and specifically highlighted the escalating persecution of Chinese Catholics in the wake ...
'Unprecedented:' Pennsylvania Judge Says Parents Can Sue Diocese Over Abuse Reporting

‘Unprecedented:’ Pennsylvania Judge Says Parents Can Sue Diocese Over Abuse Reporting

Washington Post, Staff
A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that parents of children in the Roman Catholic Church and survivors of sexual abuse by clergy members can move forward with a lawsuit against the ...
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