WATCH: Coalition for Canceled Priests Launches Fundraiser to Purchase Retreat Center for Canceled Clergy

The Coalition for Canceled Priests has launched a fundraising campaign to secure a retreat center in northwest Indiana for priests who have been sidelined by their bishops. The 61-acre property, formerly the Franciscan Lourdes Friary, would act not only as a place of refuge for clergy but also as a liturgical hub for nearby laity. … Read more

Knoxville Priests Request ‘Merciful Relief’ From Bishop Stika

Priests of the Knoxville diocese asked a papal representative last year for “merciful relief” from the leadership of Bishop Rick Stika. More than six months later, they have received no response to their request, and there has not been any conclusion to a Vatican investigation into Stika’s leadership. “Our experience of our appointed bishop varies … Read more

Swiss Priests Refuse to Sign New Code of Conduct Saying its an ‘Attempt to Implant LGBT Ideology’

A group of priests in the Swiss diocese of Chur has raised concerns over a new code of conduct for the prevention of assault, claiming that it violates “the doctrine and discipline of the Catholic Church” in several instances. The clerics described the diocesan code as an attempt to “implant LGBT ideology in the Church … Read more

Bishops’ Million-Dollar Lapdog No Match For MTG

Bill Donohue of the Catholic Defense League issued a scathing rebuke in response to Representative Marjorie Taylor Green’s (MTG) recent interview with Michael Voris in which she condemned Catholic bishops for their betrayal of the Catholic Church. Today MTG issued a response to Donohue, saying: It’s the church leadership I was referring to when I … Read more