Cardinal Zen Expresses ‘Pain and Indignation’ at St. Peter’s Basilica Private Mass Restrictions

Cardinal Joseph Zen on Tuesday expressed “pain and indignation” at restrictions on private Masses in St. Peter’s Basilica. The former bishop of Hong Kong said March 30 that if he could, he would fly to Rome and kneel outside the pope’s residence until the decree was withdrawn. He wrote: “Pain and indignation invade my heart … Read more

Today is Day 1 of ‘Crusade of Prayer and Fasting’

Leaders of an international movement known as the Holy League of Nations have pledged their support, prayers and sacrifice, in response to a call from Cardinal Raymond Burke and Bishop Athanasius Schneider. As reported last week by Edward Pentin, Cardinal Burke and Bishop Schneider submitted an eight-page document imploring the faithful to join with them in 40 days of prayer and … Read more

Prominent Sex Abuse Whistleblower on the Summit: ‘This Cannot Be the Catholic Response’

During the press conference for the Vatican Summit on Sex Abuse, early Monday, Cardinal Blase Cupich was asked by CNN’s Delia Gallagher to address whether “part of the problem is that priests, bishops and Cardinals are, themselves, engaged in illicit sexual behavior and therefore unwilling to denounce each other.” Cardinal Cupich, who was hand-chosen by … Read more

Catholic Whistleblower Criticizes Vatican Abuse Summit for Only Addressing the Abuse of Minors

Concerns continue to be raised by Catholic laity that the Vatican Summit on the sex abuse crisis happening next month will fall short of solving the problem. Faithful Catholics — many of whom have been personally impacted by the current sex abuse crisis in the Church — took to social media last week to express renewed … Read more