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

WATCH: Are Cupich and Dolan Behind Archbishop Sheen's Delayed Beatification?

WATCH: Are Cupich and Dolan Behind Archbishop Sheen’s Delayed Beatification?

EWTN, Raymond Arroyo
https://youtu.be/AHgYODclUPo Raymond Arroyo reports that Cardinals Dolan and Cupich had a hand in getting the Vatican to delay the beatification of Archbishop Sheen. UPDATE: George Neumayr's intrepid reporting captures Cardinal ...
Did Italian Priest Father 2 African Sons, And Walk Away?

Did Italian Priest Father 2 African Sons, And Walk Away?

VOA News, Staff
Steven Lacchin grew up a fatherless boy, but he knew some very basic facts about the man who was his father. He knew Lacchin, the name on his Kenyan birth ...
Msgr. Charles Pope: U.S. Bishops Must Clear Up This Communion Confusion

Msgr. Charles Pope: U.S. Bishops Must Clear Up This Communion Confusion

If one in a state of mortal sin — no matter what the sin — has not sacramentally confessed and been absolved, he must not receive Holy Communion. There are ...
Catholic School Board Stocks LGBT Book Glamorizing Kids Performing ‘Oral Sex’

Catholic School Board Stocks LGBT Book Glamorizing Kids Performing ‘Oral Sex’

LifeSite News
A Catholic school board in Ontario allows children to access in its library a sexually explicit pro-transgender book that includes an author’s description of how he stimulated sexual organs of ...
Rocketman: Vatican Funded Explicit Film of Elton John’s Life

Rocketman: Vatican Funded Explicit Film of Elton John’s Life

The Times, Staff
The biographical film about Sir Elton John, which contains a gay sex scene, was partly financed by an investment fund backed by the Vatican, an Italian newspaper has reported. The ...
Influential Priest Under Fire for Criticism of Pachamama Scandal at Vatican

Influential Priest Under Fire for Criticism of Pachamama Scandal at Vatican

An influential and highly regarded priest has come under fire from a left-leaning American news outlet for comments critical of the honors bestowed upon “Pachamama” in St. Peter’s Basilica and ...
Bishop Accused of Corruption, Fathering Child Now Faces Harassment Complaint

Bishop Accused of Corruption, Fathering Child Now Faces Harassment Complaint

Crux, Nirmala Carvalho
Nearly a month after a Catholic bishop facing fire from his own priests for corruption and fathering a child as well as being accused of intimidating a survivor of sexual ...
'Pachamama’ Film Made Pagan Idols Attractive to Kids Months Before Amazon Synod

‘Pachamama’ Film Made Pagan Idols Attractive to Kids Months Before Amazon Synod

The French animated movie Pachamama is proof – if proof is needed – that the “Mother Earth” cult that spectacularly revealed itself in the Vatican from the start of the ...
A Pope With the “Myth” of the People

A Pope With the “Myth” of the People

L'Espresso, Staff
The political vision of Pope Francis has its roots above all in his life experience, in Argentina. Precociously appointed novice master, the then 34-year-old Bergoglio completely espoused the cause of ...
Bishop Malone Finally Resigns

Bishop Malone Finally Resigns

Buffalo News, Staff
In what has to be one of the most embarrassing displays of a bishop desperately clinging to his episcopal office long after he lost the moral authority to lead, Bishop ...
An Open Letter to the Laity by James Grein

An Open Letter to the Laity by James Grein

James Grein, victims' advocate and abuse victim of Theodore McCarrick, whose testimony led to the former cardinal's laicization, has written an open letter to laity about a new guide that ...
Cardinal Becciu Again Denies Involvement in IDI Hospital Purchase

Cardinal Becciu Again Denies Involvement in IDI Hospital Purchase

Catholic Herald
In a letter to a veteran Italian journalist, Cardinal Angelo Becciu wrote on Monday that he was not involved in the purchase of a bankrupt Italian hospital, and that reports ...
WATCH: McCarrick's Latest Alleged Victim Goes Public

WATCH: McCarrick’s Latest Alleged Victim Goes Public

NJTV, Staff
A lawsuit filed on behalf of 37-year-old John Bellocchio alleges that he was assaulted by McCarrick, then the archbishop of the Newark Archdiocese, in the vestry of Hackensack’s St. Francis ...
The Judas Complex

The Judas Complex

With US bishops, actions speak louder than words Boston College philosopher Peter Kreeft has observed that “Judas was the first Catholic Bishop to accept a government grant.” One wonders, did ...
Bishops Must Denounce Fr. James Martin Statements or be Complicit in his Diabolical Distortions of the Faith

Bishops Must Denounce Fr. James Martin Statements or be Complicit in his Diabolical Distortions of the Faith

Complicit Clergy, Staff
Scandalous public commentary that misleads the faithful cannot go unanswered. Fr. James Martin is a high-profile dissenter of Catholic teaching regarding human sexuality.  He recently posted a series of Twitter ...
Could Financial Scandal Isolate the Holy See?

Could Financial Scandal Isolate the Holy See?

The Holy See is caught in a financial scandal that has seen it suspended from the information-sharing network of the world’s premier financial intelligence club. Some of the players in ...
New Abuse Suits Could Cost Church ANOTHER $4 Billion

New Abuse Suits Could Cost Church ANOTHER $4 Billion

At the end of another long day trying to sign up new clients accusing the Roman Catholic Church of sexual abuse, lawyer Adam Slater gazes out the window of his ...
Amid Accusations of Abuse Cover-Up, Pope Accepts Resignation Of Top Cardinal In Chile

Amid Accusations of Abuse Cover-Up, Pope Accepts Resignation Of Top Cardinal In Chile

Stock Daily Dish, Staff
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of one of Chile‘s top cardinals, who is accused of covering up the sexual abuse of Catholic church members and discrediting victims. 77-year-old Cardinal ...
New Accusation of Homosexual Abuse Made Against Theodore McCarrick In New Jersey Lawsuit

New Accusation of Homosexual Abuse Made Against Theodore McCarrick In New Jersey Lawsuit

The first wave of lawsuits was filed Sunday under a new state law that opened the way for perhaps hundreds of people to bring sex abuse claims against the Catholic ...
Phoenix Bishop Calls for 'Humility and Courage' to Face Difficult Years Ahead

Phoenix Bishop Calls for ‘Humility and Courage’ to Face Difficult Years Ahead

The Church must face the fallout of the abuse scandal with humility and courage, Bishop Thomas Olmsted of Phoenix has said, while predicting “very difficult” years ahead for the Church ...
WATCH: Bishop Befriended by Pope Francis Appears in Argentine Court on Sexual Abuse Allegations

WATCH: Bishop Befriended by Pope Francis Appears in Argentine Court on Sexual Abuse Allegations

El Tribuno, Staff
https://www.facebook.com/eltribuno/videos/2308447089466672/ Gustavo Zanchetta, who was accused of sexual abuse and transferred to the Vatican at the end of 2017, appeared before a Argentine judge on Wednesday.  The judge notified him ...
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