BRAVO! D.C. Knights’ Council Calls for Removal of Rupnik Art from National Shrine

A Knights of Columbus council has called for the removal of artwork by Father Marko Rupnik at a national shrine, following the disgraced priest’s decades-long legacy of sexual and spiritual abuse claims by multiple victims. The Knights’ Patrick Cardinal O’Boyle Council 11302, based in Washington, reportedly adopted an April 9 resolution urging the fraternal organization’s … Read more

USCCB Mandates “Political Correct” Passion Disclaimer Bulletin Inserts

The U.S. bishops’ conference announced recently that it will require a pastoral note on antisemitism to be placed in worship aids and pew missals ahead of all Good Friday passion narratives, beginning this year. The new requirement was announced last year in a memo from the heads of USCCB Committees on Divine Worship and Ecumenical … Read more

Why the Hell do US Bishops Need a ‘Broad Consultation’ Before Banning Transgender Mutilations at Catholic Hospitals?

The U.S. bishops on Friday voted to move forward with reviewing and updating their directives for Catholic health care services, after several bishops emphasized that the process should include a “broad consultation,” including the voices of the transgender community. The proposal to review Part Three of the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care … Read more

The Vatican and IDI Financial Scandal: A CNA Explainer

For more than a year, CNA has been following a Vatican financial scandal involving a bankrupt Italian hospital, a potentially illicit loan from the Vatican’s central bank, and a controversial grant request to an American charitable foundation. The financial scandal is one of several unfolding at the Vatican, and covered by CNA. Having trouble keeping … Read more