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

In Absence of Bishops' Action, Lay Catholic Organization Steps-Up To Defend The Faithful From Out-of-Control FBI

In Absence of Bishops’ Action, Lay Catholic Organization Steps-Up To Defend The Faithful From Out-of-Control FBI

CatholicVote, Staff
CatholicVote reports that they plan to sue the FBI for targeting Catholics: CatholicVote President Brian Burch on Tuesday announced that the advocacy organization is prepared to file a lawsuit against ...
Bishop Barry Silent on FBI Targeting ‘Radical’ Catholics

Bishop Barry Silent on FBI Targeting ‘Radical’ Catholics

UPDATE: Knestout issues statement. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) as well as the Diocese of Richmond have remained conspicuously silent on Wednesday’s release of the bombshell memorandum from ...
WATCH: Premiere Episode of INFILTRATED with George Neumayr Featuring Father Altman

WATCH: Premiere Episode of INFILTRATED with George Neumayr Featuring Father Altman

George Neumayr, Father James Altman and Jim Maughan discuss Bishop Barry Knestout’s outrageous track record of protecting a priest charged with a public sexual crime. Bishop Knestout is now in ...
Bishop Knestout Made a Public Sex Offender Pastor Without Informing the Congregation

Bishop Knestout Made a Public Sex Offender Pastor Without Informing the Congregation

From George Neumayr on Facebook: In 2018, Knestout selected Fr. Wayne Ball pastor of St. Augustine parish in the Richmond diocese despite Ball’s 2003 guilty plea in public sex case ...
WATCH: Priest, Victim of Sexual Abuse, Calls On Bishop Knestout To Resign

WATCH: Priest, Victim of Sexual Abuse, Calls On Bishop Knestout To Resign

Your browser does not support the video tag. TAKE ACTION: Add your voice to Fr. Kalchick’s by emailing Bishop Knestout AND calling him at 804.359.5661. Rev. Paul John Kalchik 1117 ...
U.S. Bishops Promote a Protégé to the Rapist Theodore McCarrick

U.S. Bishops Promote a Protégé to the Rapist Theodore McCarrick

It is impossible to overstate the tone-deafness of America’s Catholic bishops in recent years. They seem determined to give the Catholic Church a black eye. The Theodore McCarrick scandal — ...
WATCH: Yet Another Priest Without A Church

WATCH: Yet Another Priest Without A Church

Father Mark White still wears his clerical collar — he is still a Catholic priest after all — but without a church to serve and apparently grim prospects for being ...
Bully Bishop Attempting To Oust Faithful Priest

Bully Bishop Attempting To Oust Faithful Priest

Church Militant, Staff
From the personal blog of Fr. Mike White: Last month I wrote my bishop, Barry Knestout. I asked if we could work together with a mediator, or with a brother ...
Bully Bishop Barry Suspends Outspoken Priest From Active Ministry

Bully Bishop Barry Suspends Outspoken Priest From Active Ministry

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Theodore McCarrick’s former secretary and roommate, Bishop Barry Knestout, has suspended Fr. Mark White from active ministry.  Knestout’s action means Fr. White is prohibited from celebrating the Sacraments in the ...
Virginia Priest In Battle With Bishop

Virginia Priest In Battle With Bishop

Crux, Inés San Martín
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In Oct. 2008, Father Mark White started a blog under his name in the hopes that his preaching would reach those who don’t go to church. Ever since, he’s written ...
McCarrick’s Former Secretary, Bishop Barry Knestout, Removes Outspoken Priest from Ministry

McCarrick’s Former Secretary, Bishop Barry Knestout, Removes Outspoken Priest from Ministry

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Bishop Barry Knestout shared an apartment with Theodore McCarrick and was his personal secretary in Washington D.C. The Rev. Mark White has been removed as pastor of St. Joseph Catholic ...
McCarrick's Former Secretary Silences Priest Who Speaks-Out on Abuse Crisis

McCarrick’s Former Secretary Silences Priest Who Speaks-Out on Abuse Crisis

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Bishop Barry Knestout shared an apartment with Theodore McCarrick and was his personal secretary in Washington D.C. In February 2019 the sexual abuse scandal that has bedeviled the Roman Catholic ...
Female Bishop Consecration Quashed

Female Bishop Consecration Quashed

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The consecration of a female Episcopal bishop is being moved out of a Catholic parish after backlash from the faithful, but Richmond Bp. Barry Knestout is lamenting the cancellation. Episcopalians ...
Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant 'Bishop'

Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant ‘Bishop’

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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 ...
Is Not Bishop Knestout Obligated To Act on Catholic Lawmaker Who Voted for Virginia's Horrific Infanticide Bill?

Is Not Bishop Knestout Obligated To Act on Catholic Lawmaker Who Voted for Virginia’s Horrific Infanticide Bill?

Rorate Caeli, Guest
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The governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, made news this week when he spoke in support of infanticide (not to be confused with his latest news). This followed the action of the governor of ...
Virginia Attorney General Herring Investigating Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church

Virginia Attorney General Herring Investigating Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church

Attorney General Mark Herring on Wednesday said his office and Virginia State Police are investigating sexual abuse within the two Catholic dioceses in Virginia, and whether people in authority covered ...
Molester McCarrick Lives in Comfort Near a Grammar School - Here’s Why He’s Untouchable

Molester McCarrick Lives in Comfort Near a Grammar School – Here’s Why He’s Untouchable

The Stream, John Zmirak
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What does a priest have to do in today’s Church to get in really serious trouble? Recent events have made that clear. If you’re a Catholic priest, you’re courting doom ...
Catholic Relief Services’ McCarrick Problem

Catholic Relief Services’ McCarrick Problem

Since the scandalous revelations of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s sexual dalliances flooded the news and social media, faithful Catholics have been demanding answers, especially ‘Who Knew?’ Most eyes are on other ...
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