Florida Priest Continued in Active Ministry for THREE YEARS After Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed

A Florida priest who was recently arrested on sex abuse charges was permitted to continue in active ministry for nearly three years after a civil sex abuse lawsuit was filed against him and the diocese in which he serves. Father Leo Riley, 68, continued to serve as a priest for years after a 2020 sexual … Read more

HUGE: Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules Catholic Charities Cannot Claim Religious Tax Exemption

Perhaps this ruling will make Catholic organizations rethink providing services like trafficking illegal aliens. The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a major Catholic charity group’s activities were not “primarily” religious under state law, stripping the group of a key tax break and ordering it to pay into the state unemployment system. Catholic Charities … Read more

Tennessee Priest Indicted on Multiple Sexual-Abuse Charges

A Tennessee priest has been indicted by a grand jury on multiple child-sexual-abuse charges, Church officials have announced. Father Juan Carlos Garcia has been indicted by a grand jury in Williamson County, Tennessee, “on one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child, one count of aggravated sexual battery, four counts of sexual battery by … Read more

Connecticut Archbishop Calls for Ordaining Women

A recently appointed coadjutor archbishop in Connecticut said he would, if asked, advise Pope Francis to “get [the Church] out of Rome” and move its headquarters elsewhere, and consider allowing women to serve as deacons. Pope Francis appointed Bishop Christopher Coyne as coadjutor archbishop of Hartford in June of this year. As coadjutor, Archbishop Coyne … Read more

Read Francis’ Non-Response to the ‘Dubia’

Francis has refused to respond with the customary “Yes” or “No”,  even after the cardinals resubmitted their Dubia in August to get clarification. Below are the July Dubia with Pope Francis’ response to each one: 1. Dubium about the claim that we should reinterpret divine revelation according to the cultural and anthropological changes in vogue. … Read more

Minnesota Single-Sex Catholic Colleges Say Students Who Identify as ‘Nonbinary’ May Apply

The moral collapse in Catholic schools will continue until alumni refuse to provide financial support. A pair of single-sex Catholic colleges in Minnesota are allowing males and females to openly apply to either one of the respective opposite-sex institutions — a rule change the schools say is in response to their “evolving understanding of gender … Read more

Priest Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Sex Exploitation Charges

A Catholic priest pleaded guilty this week to charges of child sex exploitation related to the transport of a minor from South Carolina to Florida several years ago. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of South Carolina said in a press release Thursday that 68-year-old Father Jamie Adolfo Gonzalez-Farias had entered a guilty plea … Read more