News & Commentary

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

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 ...
The Triple Threat to Christians and the Church

The Triple Threat to Christians and the Church

The watered-down religion of human fraternity being pushed by some Catholic leaders will be no match for militant secularism or militant Islam. Jesus assured us that the gates of hell ...
Why is the Vatican Keeping Bishop Scharfenberger in the Dark?

Why is the Vatican Keeping Bishop Scharfenberger in the Dark?

Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, New York, is in a tough spot. Appointed apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo after the resignation of Bishop Richard Malone, Bishop Scharfenberger is the public face ...
Cardinal Zen Urges Other Cardinals to Stop the 'Murder of the Church in China'

Cardinal Zen Urges Other Cardinals to Stop the ‘Murder of the Church in China’

Cardinal Joseph Zen, the leading voice for persecuted Catholics in China, has sent a letter to the College of Cardinals imploring them to denounce the recent agreement the Vatican signed ...
FBI Interviewed Papal Foundation Staff about McCarrick

FBI Interviewed Papal Foundation Staff about McCarrick

Law enforcement officials have conducted interviews with several senior figures at the Papal Foundation, a U.S. based charity which supports the charitable works of the Holy Father. Officers from the ...
Where's Uncle Teddy?

Where’s Uncle Teddy?

The disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick has moved from the Kansas friary where he had been living since 2018. A spokesman for the Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Conrad told ...
Catholic Church Shields $2 Billion in Assets to Limit Abuse Payouts

Catholic Church Shields $2 Billion in Assets to Limit Abuse Payouts

Bloomberg, Staff
Dioceses are aggressively moving and reclassifying holdings to shrink the value of their bankruptcy estates. For most of the 20th century, the Catholic Church in the U.S. minimized the damage ...
UK Bishop Cites Pope Francis to Defend Scandalous LGBT ‘Ministry’

UK Bishop Cites Pope Francis to Defend Scandalous LGBT ‘Ministry’

Faithful Catholic laity in the UK Diocese of Middlesbrough are sounding an alarm about the unchecked activities of the LGBT+ “ministry” in their diocese. Last year, the “ministry” hosted a ...
Vatican's-China Deal Enables State Persecution of Faithful Catholics

Vatican’s-China Deal Enables State Persecution of Faithful Catholics

China will enforce new restrictions on religious groups, organizations, meetings, and other related events starting on Feb 1. The country’s state-controlled media announced the new policy on Dec. 30, after ...
WATCH: Priest Gets Probation For ‘Unnatural Acts’ On A Minor

WATCH: Priest Gets Probation For ‘Unnatural Acts’ On A Minor

CBS News, Staff
A Catholic priest has pleaded guilty to two counts of “unnatural acts” with a minor for accusations of sexual abuse dating back to the 1970s. James Randall Gillette was sentenced ...
False Shepherd, Part I: The Figure Eight

False Shepherd, Part I: The Figure Eight

They called it the Figure Eight. Homosexual men cruising for sex partners in Springfield, Ill., drove a regular route around the downtown Amtrak station. East on Washington Street to Fifth ...
The Pope’s Mask Falls Again

The Pope’s Mask Falls Again

he media insists that Jorge Bergoglio is the pope of the common man even as he turns his nose up at populist movements, hobnobs with celebrities, plots with UN elitists, ...
Openly Gay Priest Claims Pope Francis Affirmed His Homosexuality

Openly Gay Priest Claims Pope Francis Affirmed His Homosexuality

Not even a 'non-denial' denial from the Vatican - the fact that clerics like this are able to openly reject Church teaching speaks volumes. An “out” gay priest who rejects ...
South American Archbishop Tells Catholics to ‘Accompany’ Homosexual Couples and Their ‘Families’

South American Archbishop Tells Catholics to ‘Accompany’ Homosexual Couples and Their ‘Families’

Accompany them where, Your Excellency - into Hell? Archbishop Edmundo Valenzuela of Paraguay told a congregation on the Feast of the Holy Family that Christians must accept and respect homosexual ...
Lawsuit Charges Former Buffalo Bishop Trautman With Abuse Cover-Up

Lawsuit Charges Former Buffalo Bishop Trautman With Abuse Cover-Up

Buffalo, N.Y., Jan 3, 2020 / 06:01 pm (CNA).- A lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo and retired Bishop Donald Trautman claim they covered up a New York priest’s sex ...
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