Shepherds of Souls or Keepers of Secrets?

An independent investigation into the German Diocese of Trier’s handling of sex abuse allegations recently made headlines after concluding that “successive bishops” covered up acts of abuse by predatory priests.  The investigation cites examples of priests like Father Edmund Dillinger, who, shielded by multiple bishops’ cover-ups, escaped punishment and went on to abuse 19 victims from 1961 … Read more

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

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 the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) within ten days due to the agency’s failure to provide information about its activities targeting Catholics. “On March 6th … Read more

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 the FBI’s Richmond, Virginia office declaring that “Radical Traditionalist Catholic Ideology” is a magnet for “violent extremists.” Both organizations have neglected to mention, in any … Read more

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 charge of PROTECTING children and vulnerable adults for the USCCB!   TAKE ACTION: Contact Bishop Barry Knestout and ask him to step-down as Chairman … Read more

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. “Leave me out of your article,” Fr Wayne Ball, pastor of St. Augustine parish in Virginia’s Richmond diocese, barked at me. I had called Ball … Read more

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 N. Mozart St. Chicago IL 60622 Most Rev. Barry C. Knestout Bishop of Richmond 7800 Carousel Lane Richmond VA 23294-4201 December 1, … Read more

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 — he was a prominent cardinal in Washington, D.C., who preyed on boys, seminarians, and priests in plain sight for decades — marks one of the … Read more

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