Synod Website Features Artwork of Accused Serial Sex Abuser

The official homepage of the Vatican’s Synod on Synodality features artwork by the disgraced former Jesuit Fr. Marko Rupnik. Rupnik’s mosaic art has been used in many places of prominence around the world, including Lourdes and Fatima. As the Jesuit’s scandalous misconduct has come to light, however, many have called for the art to be … Read more

The Rupnik Affair Will Leave an Indelible Mark on the Francis Papacy

How bad is this Rupnik business? It is very, very bad. The Rupnik business is worse—by orders of magnitude—than l’Affaire Barros, l’Affaire Inzoli, worse even than l’Affaire Zanchetta. The disgraceful rehabilitation of Danneels is mere tasteless imprudence by comparison. The Rupnik business will stain Pope Francis’s legacy, and possibly define it. Over the past several … Read more

Rupnik’s Victims Say Rome’s Statement ‘Ridicules’ Their Pain

Victims of Father Marko Rupnik’s alleged spiritual and sexual abuse on Tuesday expressed “bewilderment” with the Diocese of Rome’s recent statement praising the art and theology center founded by the former Jesuit artist, saying that it “ridicules victims’ pain” and shows little care for those seeking justice. In an open letter published on Sept. 19, … Read more

Archbishop Viganò: Rupnik Report Shows ‘Heretics’ and ‘Perverts’ Enjoy ‘Total Impunity’ under Bergoglio

The declarations of the Vicariate of Rome on the Aletti Centre (the company that produces Father Marko Rupnik’s expensive and horrendous mosaics) and its founder leave one baffled and scandalized. The Vatican sends commissaries and apostolic visitors to anyone who gives even a timid sign of fidelity to Catholic tradition, without giving justifications, without stating … Read more

Bergoglio to the Rescue? Diocese of Rome Praises Rupnik Center, Casts Doubts on Excommunication

Despite being expelled in July from his Jesuit order over charges of sexual, spiritual and psychological abuse, famed Slovenian artist Father Marko Rupnik’s base of operations in Rome has drawn a clean bill of health from the pope’s diocese, which praised his Centro Aletti for fostering “a healthy community life free of particular critical issues.” … Read more

Jesuits FINALLY Expel Serial Sex Abuser

The Society of Jesus has expelled a celebrity artist accused of sexually abusing over 25 religious sisters after the Jesuit continued to violate the restrictions placed on him by his superiors. A statement from the Jesuits, published Thursday, revealed Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik was dismissed from the Society of Jesus by decree on June 9 … Read more

Father Rupnik Concelebrated Mass in a Rome Basilica DESPITE Restrictions

Father Marko Rupnik concelebrated Mass at a basilica in Rome on Sunday despite restrictions prohibiting “any public ministerial and sacramental activity.” The Jesuit priest and artist who has been accused of sexually and psychologically abusing consecrated women stood at the altar of the Basilica of Santa Prassede, a historic church popular with pilgrims located near … Read more

Vatican Takes Away Paint Brushes of Serial Abuser

Pope Francis’ Jesuit religious order has decided to prohibit a prominent Jesuit artist whose mosaics decorate churches around the globe from pursuing his artistic activity after 15 more people came forward with fresh accusations against him of spiritual, sexual and psychological abuse. The Jesuits told The Associated Press that they are weighing further disciplinary measures … Read more