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 assigned a new one. On April 2 White received a document written in Latin from the Apostolic Signatura, the Supreme Court of the Vatican. … Read more

Bully Bishop Barry Suspends Outspoken Priest From Active Ministry

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 diocese. Fr. White operates a blog in which he has been critical of the Church’s handling of sexual abuse cases. Fr. White responded to Bishop … Read more

Virginia Priest In Battle With Bishop

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 about God, Kobe Bryant, and being pro-life, as well as sharing his homilies. But he’s also been critical of the way some within the hierarchy … Read more

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

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 Church in Martinsville and St. Francis of Assisi in Rocky Mount, after a monthslong dispute with the head of the Diocese of Richmond over a … Read more

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

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 Church landed in Martinsville when the Diocese of Richmond named two former priests at St. Joseph Catholic Church among 42 across central and Southwest Virginia … Read more

Female Bishop Consecration Quashed

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 were planning to hold the consecration of Susan Bunton Haynes on Feb. 1 at St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Virginia. Local Catholics, including some parishioners at … Read more

Bishop Knestout Defends Hosting Consecration of Female Protestant ‘Bishop’

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 the ordination and consecration of female Episcopal bishop Susan Bunton Haynes on Saturday, Feb. 1. Haynes is becoming the 11th bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Southern … Read more

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

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 New York, Andrew Cuomo, who signed into law a bill that removed what little legal protections for unborn children existed in that state, now allowing abortion … Read more

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 up abuse. Herring announced the ongoing investigation at a news conference at his office, saying his review began after a grand jury in Pennsylvania issued … Read more