Archbishop Wester, Former CRS Board Member, Refuses To See The Corruption

Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, New Mexico, has issued a “cease and desist” letter to Lepanto Institute (LI) head Michael Hichborn and Population Research Institute (PRI) president Steven Mosher two weeks after they released a joint report documenting and detailing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) promotion of abortion, contraception, and masturbation in three African countries.  … Read more

Archbishop Wester Praises “Fake Catholic” John Podesta After Biden Climate Change Meeting

The Archbishop of Santa Fe, New Mexico recently praised Biden’s newly-appointed climate diplomat John Podesta for “listening” to religious leaders, despite Podesta’s controversial actions in recent years against the U.S. Catholics and their bishops. On January 31 the White House announced that Podesta, an environmentally-focused politician, would be the next U.S. Special Presidential Climate Envoy. … Read more

Archbishop John Wester Calls Catholic LGBTQ Voices ‘Prophetic’

Archbishop John C. Wester of the Sante Fe diocese called the voices of LGBTQ Catholics “prophetic” at Outreach 2023, an LGBTQ Catholic ministry conference hosted by America Magazine. The conference “gathers LGBTQ lay people, clergy, scholars, artists, educators, students, and family members to build community, share best practices and worship together,” according to Outreach’s website. … Read more

Santa Fe Archdiocese Files Plan for $121M Abuse Settlement

One of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the U.S. has filed its bankruptcy reorganization plan to compensate nearly 400 clergy abuse survivors with more than $121 million. A federal bankruptcy judge in the District of New Mexico will hear the Archdiocese of Santa Fe’s plan in a hearing Wednesday, the Albuquerque Journal reported. The long-anticipated … Read more

$121.5M Settlement in New Mexico Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal

One of the oldest Catholic dioceses in the United States announced a settlement agreement Tuesday to resolve a bankruptcy case in New Mexico that resulted from a clergy sex abuse scandal. The tentative deal totals $121.5 million and would involve about 375 claimants. The proposed settlement comes as the Catholic Church continues to wrestles with … Read more

‘Keep Quiet!’: Archbishop Wester Reportedly Covered-Up, Fumbled Pedophilic Sexual Abuse Cases

John C. Wester, the Archbishop of Santa Fe, has long been vocal on political issues, such as the embrace of weak immigration laws, support for the elimination of centuries-old Hispanic cultural traditions, and blasting the prohibition of the Eucharist to those not in full communion with the Catholic Church as “tone-deaf.” Wester has also run … Read more

Archbishop Wester: No Jab, No Singing, No Communion Distribution

New Mexico’s Archbishop ordered in new “liturgical restriction” guidelines released yesterday that only vaccinated people can sing in church choirs and only priests or laity who have been vaccinated can distribute Holy Communion on the tongue. “Singing is allowed by choirs only, whose members are to all have been fully vaccinated,” state the Archdiocese of … Read more

More Bishops Publicly Out Themselves As Pro-LGBT

14 bishops have now signed a statement insinuating that God created same-sex attraction in people and that such attraction is healthy and normal. Fourteen U.S. Catholic bishops, one of them a cardinal, have added their names to a statement in partnership with a pro-homosexual advocacy group in support of young people who identify as LGBT, … Read more