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

Dignitas Infinita and the Idolization of Man

Dignitas Infinita and the Idolization of Man

In this current age of mass media and constant Internet access, the process of theological reception can oftentimes be rushed and clumsy. The race is on, as it were, to ...
Brooklyn Diocese Reaches Sexual Abuse Settlement With Attorney General Letitia James

Brooklyn Diocese Reaches Sexual Abuse Settlement With Attorney General Letitia James

AMNY, Kirstyn Brendlen
A secular monitor will oversee the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn’s compliance with new and stronger sexual abuse policies as part of a settlement agreement with Attorney General Letitia James ...
Former Bishop of Broome Faces Two New Sexual Assault Charges

Former Bishop of Broome Faces Two New Sexual Assault Charges

ABC Net, Gareth McKnight
The former Bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders is facing two new indecent assault charges after his home in Western Australia's north was raided on Wednesday morning. The 74-year-old is already ...
‘Tucho’ Opens Up On His Disastrous Doctrinal Declarations

‘Tucho’ Opens Up On His Disastrous Doctrinal Declarations

The Vatican press conference to introduce Dignitas Infinita was that rare thing in the history of Vatican press conferences – it was interesting. Not thanks to the document itself, which was a ...
Hush Money? Disgraced Cardinal Wuerl Received Over $4 Million from Archdiocese of Washington Since His Ouster.

Hush Money? Disgraced Cardinal Wuerl Received Over $4 Million from Archdiocese of Washington Since His Ouster.

Cardinal Donald Wuerl continues to receive substantial payments from the DC archdiocese since retiring in disgrace over his mishandling of sex abuse, though the amounts have declined following media scrutiny ...
LISTEN: Fr. Perricone and Fr. McTeigue Discuss on Dignitas Infinita

LISTEN: Fr. Perricone and Fr. McTeigue Discuss on Dignitas Infinita

We welcome back Fr. John Perricone of Iona College to continue the discussion on Dignitas Infinita. What does Catholic tradition have to say about the true nature of human dignity? ...
Remaining Catholic in the Midst of Bergoglio's Messes

Remaining Catholic in the Midst of Bergoglio’s Messes

It has become evident to many Catholics around the world that the Francis pontificate has been a disappointment and even a disaster. There are more learned Catholics than myself who ...
8 Ways to Resist Bad LGBT Policy at Catholic Colleges

8 Ways to Resist Bad LGBT Policy at Catholic Colleges

Q. Do you have any advice for a parent who found out her child’s Catholic college is allowing biological men and women to room together if one or more of ...
Archbishop Lori Suppresses Latin Mass At All Diocesan Parishes, FSSP Mass Will Continue

Archbishop Lori Suppresses Latin Mass At All Diocesan Parishes, FSSP Mass Will Continue

Archbishop William Lori announced that a Vatican indult allowing parish Latin Masses will expire in August and that the traditional Mass in his archdiocese will soon be relegated to a ...
Catholic Charities Partner Instructing Illegal Aliens to Vote for Biden?

Catholic Charities Partner Instructing Illegal Aliens to Vote for Biden?

Gateway Pundit, Joe Hoft
The Gateway Pundit reports that flyers instructing illegal immigrants to vote for Joe Biden in the forthcoming U.S. election have been reportedly distributed at a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Mexico, ...
Dignitas Infinita: Vatican's New Word Salad Contains Broken Glass

Dignitas Infinita: Vatican’s New Word Salad Contains Broken Glass

The Stream, John Zmirak
Dignitas Infinita Claims Deportation Is Just as Evil as Slavery There’s a new document from the Vatican, called Dignitas Infinita. It claims that by virtue of being created in God’s ...
WATCH: Satanic Ritual Abuse in the Catholic Church

WATCH: Satanic Ritual Abuse in the Catholic Church

Is the Marko Rupnik Scandal just an isolated incident? Catholic wife and mother Rachel Mastrogiacomo says no, and joins A Catholic Take to speak up afresh about her own abuse ...
“Dignitas Infinita” as a Naturalistic Vision of Mankind

“Dignitas Infinita” as a Naturalistic Vision of Mankind

Following the presentation in Rome of the Declaration on Human Dignity, Dignitas infinita, the most frequent reactions, including in so-called conservative circles, are focused on its reminder of the prohibition ...
WATCH: Fr. Ripperger - Many Problems Today are Due to No Fear of the Lord

WATCH: Fr. Ripperger – Many Problems Today are Due to No Fear of the Lord

Fr. Chad Ripperger explains why many of the social disorders we are witnessing today are due to a lack of the fear of the Lord ...
Jesuit University to Host Annual ‘Drag’ Show Friday

Jesuit University to Host Annual ‘Drag’ Show Friday

Catholic Vote, Staff
St. Joseph’s University (SJU) in Philadelphia will host its annual on-campus “drag” show this Friday, according to the Jesuit-affiliated school’s website. “Join us for SJU Pride’s annual Drag Show where ...
‘Open Borders’ Bishop Seitz Claims America Would ‘Grind to a Standstill’ Without Immigrants

‘Open Borders’ Bishop Seitz Claims America Would ‘Grind to a Standstill’ Without Immigrants

Crux, John Lavenburg
Highlighting that American communities would “grind to a standstill” without the labor of undocumented immigrants, Bishop Mark Seitz of El Paso is encouraging Congress to create more avenues to legal ...
‘Devout Catholic’ Joe Biden ‘Plans to Spend Every Day’ till the Election Focusing on Abortion - Meanwhile, His Bishop is Silent

‘Devout Catholic’ Joe Biden ‘Plans to Spend Every Day’ till the Election Focusing on Abortion – Meanwhile, His Bishop is Silent

President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign “plans to spend every day until November 5” hammering the issue of abortion and painting former President Donald Trump and Republicans as extreme, the Washington ...
Dignitas Infinita: Do Humans Look Dignified to You?

Dignitas Infinita: Do Humans Look Dignified to You?

There’s a new Vatican document which asserts that human beings, by their very nature, have something called “infinite dignity.” A conversation at the Vatican press conference when Dignitas Infinita was ...
Baltimore Archdiocese Planning to Shutter 65% of its Parishes

Baltimore Archdiocese Planning to Shutter 65% of its Parishes

The Baltimore Archdiocese is planning to close about two-thirds of its churches in the city and county as the organization continues to be embroiled in bankruptcy proceedings regarding restitution for ...
Rockville Center Diocese Wants to End Bankruptcy Without Sex Abuse Deal

Rockville Center Diocese Wants to End Bankruptcy Without Sex Abuse Deal

Reuters, Dietrich Knauth
A Catholic diocese in Long Island, New York has asked a judge to end its Chapter 11 bankruptcy, after failing to get support from about 530 sex abuse survivors on ...
Dignitas Infinita: Strengths and Ambiguities

Dignitas Infinita: Strengths and Ambiguities

The claim implicit in the title of the DDF’s recently published Declaration, Dignitas Infinita (DI), has generated considerable controversy. Do human beings have infinite dignity? Certainly, those who through baptism receive a share in the ...
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