Lay Catholics Demand Archbishop Gregory Denounce Dems

A Catholic group is calling on the archbishop of Washington, D.C. to address the anti-Catholicism of the Democratic presidential ticket and their party’s platform. The Catholic Coalition Against Religious Tests for Office on Monday issued a public letter to Abp. Wilton Gregory, urging him to address the anti-Catholicism found in the Democratic Party and its leadership. Signed … Read more

Kansas City Diocese Sued for Abuse Cover-Up

Lawsuits accuse diocese of being complicit. New lawsuits are accusing the diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in Missouri covered up and enabled clergy sex abuse. The lawsuits, one filed Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court and the other on July 20, were announced Tuesday afternoon at a news conference in Kansas City. The Survivors Network … Read more

Bishops’ Bankroll Climate Change

The U.S. bishops’ dubious charitable agency is funneling a half-million dollars to an activist group battling so-called climate change. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) announced Wednesday that its domestic anti-poverty arm, the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD), had approved on June 9 a $500,000 grant to the Direct Action & Research Training Center (DART) for the purpose … Read more

Buffalo Diocese Quietly Removed and Paid Priest Accused of Sexual Misconduct

A new report reveals that a priest of the diocese of Buffalo was allowed to quietly move down south after allegations of sexual impropriety and was left on the diocesan payroll for years. WKBW investigative reporter Charlie Specht notes that Paul Salemi, a Buffalo priest since 2000, was quietly placed on administrative leave in 2012 by then-bishop Richard Malone. Salemi never returned from … Read more