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

Former Altar Boy Recounts Years of Rape, Sexual Abuse by His Parish Priest

Former Altar Boy Recounts Years of Rape, Sexual Abuse by His Parish Priest

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Fourteen-year-old Robert O’Donnell sat with his parents for Holy Mass at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on the city’s north side. A freshman at Quincy Notre Dame Catholic High ...
Covid-19: Natural Disaster or Supernatural Sign?

Covid-19: Natural Disaster or Supernatural Sign?

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Whenever it began to thunder, my older brother and I, having reached a certain level of “sophistication,” liked to quip that “the gods must be angry.”  This was said in ...
Abp. Viganò Calls on Pope Francis to ‘Convert’ for Pachamama Idolatry

Abp. Viganò Calls on Pope Francis to ‘Convert’ for Pachamama Idolatry

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A former papal nuncio and famous Vatican whistleblower has linked the coronavirus to chastisement from God for sin while calling on Pope Francis to “convert” for having brought into the ...
Vatican Removes Article Calling Coronavirus ‘Ally’ of the Earth Because of Environmental Benefits

Vatican Removes Article Calling Coronavirus ‘Ally’ of the Earth Because of Environmental Benefits

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Vatican News, the Holy See’s official news service, published and then deleted an article calling the deadly coronavirus an “ally” of planet Earth, sparking outrage in readers. The article, written ...
German Cardinal Joins List of Clerics Calling Coronavirus a Chastisement from God

German Cardinal Joins List of Clerics Calling Coronavirus a Chastisement from God

Life Site News, Martin Bürger /
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German cardinal Paul Josef Cordes has joined the growing number of Catholic leaders looking at the coronavirus pandemic as a chastisement. “God’s Word also clearly states that life contrary to ...
Bishop Strickland Stands Alone

Bishop Strickland Stands Alone

Church Militant, Stephen Wynne /
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UPDATE: Bishop Strickland issues statement regarding his decision not to sign the Texas Bishops’ Statement on Scarce Healthcare Resources.” A Texas prelate is breaking with fellow Lone Star State bishops, ...
‘Complete Lack Of Catholic Instinct:’ Catholics React To Leaders Canceling Meatless Lenten Obligations Due To Coronavirus

‘Complete Lack Of Catholic Instinct:’ Catholics React To Leaders Canceling Meatless Lenten Obligations Due To Coronavirus

Daily Caller, Phil Lawler /
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Catholic dioceses have begun dispensing parishioners from their obligation to abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent. Another week dominated by news about the CO19 epidemic; another week without access ...
Are Lawyers And Lobbyists “Forgotten Suffering Populations?" - CRS Thinks So

Are Lawyers And Lobbyists “Forgotten Suffering Populations?” – CRS Thinks So

The Wanderer, Chris Manion /
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On March 17, in the midst of the Wuhan Coronavirus crisis, the USCCB’s Executive Committee took time out to issue a statement defending Catholic Relief Services. “In the name of ...
US Bishops Must Address Charges Of Catholic Relief Services Collaborating With Evil

US Bishops Must Address Charges Of Catholic Relief Services Collaborating With Evil

Life Site News, Phil Lawler /
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The USCCB proclaims its confidence in the CRS but gives the faithful absolutely no reason to share that confidence. Since the beginning of this month, the Lepanto Institute has been releasing a ...
'Terrible' Vatican-China Deal Sending Catholics 'To Catacombs'

‘Terrible’ Vatican-China Deal Sending Catholics ‘To Catacombs’

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The Holy See must reconsider pastoral guidelines it issued last year encouraging Chinese clergy to join the country’s official state-run church and urgently make its secret 2018 agreement with China ...
Birmingham Gets Bad Bishop?

Birmingham Gets Bad Bishop?

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The new bishop of Birmingham, Alabama, Steven Raica, is bringing a sordid record with him to the hometown of Mother Angelica’s Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). EWTN was formed by Mother ...
The Shepherds the Church Needs Now

The Shepherds the Church Needs Now

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Most Catholics understand the need to suspend public Masses, and many of us thank the bishops for following the directives of public officials. Not all of us, though. There are ...
Pope Francis: Coronavirus Pandemic Is Pachamama ‘Throwing a Tantrum’

Pope Francis: Coronavirus Pandemic Is Pachamama ‘Throwing a Tantrum’

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Francis speaks as if “Nature” is a person. Asked by a Spanish journalist via Skype whether the COVID-19 pandemic is nature’s way of taking “revenge” on humanity, the pontiff suggested ...
Court-Appointed Official Says Vatican Failing on Accountability in Nienstedt Case

Court-Appointed Official Says Vatican Failing on Accountability in Nienstedt Case

Crux, Christopher White /
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A court-appointed official for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis is alleging that the Vatican’s Congregation for Bishops is failing to comply with new protocols for bishop accountability created ...
Mexican Bishop: "God is Not Talking, He Is SHOUTING!”

Mexican Bishop: “God is Not Talking, He Is SHOUTING!”

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God used the coronavirus to stop mankind which wants “to play God,” Cuernavaca Bishop Ramón Castro Castro, Mexico, said in his March 22 homily in front of many faithful, “God ...
WATCH: Exorcist Says Coronavirus Is Punishment For Pachamama Worship

WATCH: Exorcist Says Coronavirus Is Punishment For Pachamama Worship

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The coronavirus is a “punishment” for the Pachamama worship practiced in the Catholic Church, Filipino Father Edgardo “Bing” Arellano explained in a March 19 homily (video sequence below). Arellano is ...
Where’s McCarrick? Where’s the Report?

Where’s McCarrick? Where’s the Report?

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Elapsed time since Pope Francis promised to issue report on Theodore McCarrick Continual coverage of the COVID-19 scare has served to drive other pressing stories off the front pages. For ...
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?

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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 /
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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

The Catholic Thing, Robert Royal /
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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

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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 ...