Archdiocese of Chicago Settles Sex Abuse Claim Against Fr. George Clements

The Archdiocese of Chicago has reached an $800,000 settlement over claims of sexual abuse by the late Rev. George Clements, the famed Holy Angels pastor, and four other Chicago-area religious figures, according to lawyers representing the alleged abuse victims. An attorney for Clements’ now 54-year-old alleged victim called Tuesday for Cardinal Blase Cupich to place … Read more

Columbus Bishop-Elect Challenges Homosexuals in Seminaries

The book, God Fearing Souls, reported that the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus was a hotbed of homosexual seminarians in the 1990s under then rector Blase Cupich. The bishop-elect of Columbus, Ohio, has challenged the admission of men with homosexual tendencies into seminaries, vigorously defending Pope Benedict XVI’s ban on ordaining gays as priests. Father … Read more

Emails Show Cardinal Cupich Complicit In Mayor’s Draconian Lockdown Policies for Chicago Churches

In May 2020, Mayor Lori Lightfoot was drawing considerable flak over her stance against churches and other places of worship reopening for services amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But she found a behind-the-scenes ally to help her face the backlash from faith communities: Cardinal Blase Cupich, the top Catholic cleric in the Chicago region. Newly obtained … Read more

Cupich Caves On Mask Mandates For Kids

It’s a Miracle! “The Science” Changes Overnight. Catholic schools across much of the Archdiocese of Chicago can now make masks optional, according to an abrupt shift in the archdiocese’s COVID-19 policy. Citing a “dramatic drop” in coronavirus cases in recent weeks, Greg Richmond, the archdiocese’s schools superintendent, announced the change in a letter sent to … Read more

Parents Protest Cupich’s Removal of School Principal Who Ended Mask Mandate At His School

A principal at a Chicago-area Catholic school has been removed from the school for defying the Archdiocese of Chicago by ending the school’s mask mandate, according to school families. Queen of Martyrs Principal M. Jacob “Doc” Mathius was put on administrative leave by the Archdiocese of Chicago Tuesday, according to parents. His dismissal came after … Read more

300 Catholics Attend Chicago Rosary Rally to Protest Cdl. Cupich’s Crackdown on the Latin Mass

Over 300 Chicago Catholics on Sunday protested Cardinal Blase Cupich’s crackdown on the Traditional Latin Mass. The Catholics gathered to pray the rosary outside of Chicago’s Holy Name Cathedral on February 6, the “commencement day” of Cupich’s ban on Traditional Latin Masses celebrated on the first Sunday of the month. “What have we done to … Read more