Is Cardinal Cupich Complicit In The Sin of Abortion?

Cupich Defends Giving Holy Communion To Pro-Abortion Politicians Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago defended giving Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians, saying, “I think it would be counterproductive to impose sanctions, simply because they don’t change anybody’s minds.” Cardinal Cupich expressed his position in the wake of Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois barring pro-abortion legislators … Read more

Bishop Strickland: Prelates Who Supported, Promoted ‘Evil’ McCarrick Must Be Held Accountable

Bishop Joseph Strickland of Tyler, Texas, tweeted that prelates who “supported, promoted and are affiliated with “evil” disgraced ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick must be called to account for their actions. On Monday, tweeting in reference to a 2004 television interview in which McCarrick condemned sexual abuse, Bishop Strickland wrote: “This despicable video is from 2004. All … Read more

Archbishop Naumann: Pro-abortion Catholic Politicians Must Stop Receiving Communion

Head of USCCB Pro-Life Committee Sets Example for the Rest of the American Bishops, But Will They Follow-Through? Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, who chairs the American bishops’ Committee on Pro-life activities, has requested that Catholic politicians who support abortion should “not present themselves to receive Holy Communion.” Speaking about recent efforts to … Read more

Lead Vatican Investigator: ‘80% of the Victims are Male and Over 14 Years Old. It is a Fact’

Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta said that “80 percent of the victims of clerical sexual abuse are male.” In an interview with Spain’s El Pais newspaper, the Vatican’s lead investigator of clerical sexual abuse was asked whether he agrees with Cardinal Gerhard Müller the crisis is due to the large number of homosexual clerics. Archbishop … Read more

Argentine Bishop Promoted by Pope Francis Accused of Abusing Seminarians

An Argentine bishop, who suddenly resigned from his diocese in 2017 citing health reasons only to be appointed to a top Vatican administrative position by Pope Francis, is now under investigation for sexual abuse, the Vatican said in a statement today. Alessandro Gissoti, interim director of the Vatican Press Office, said today that accusations against … Read more

Pope Blames US Bishops for ‘Crisis of Credibility’ on Sex Abuse

In the midst of a weeklong retreat held by American Catholic bishops in northern Illinois at Mundelein Seminary, Pope Francis sent an eight-page letter seeking to address the “crisis of credibility that you are experiencing as a Church” with regard to historic responses to charges of sexual abuse by clerics and subsequent cover-ups. He wrote, “We know that, … Read more