YouTube Removes Multiple Complicit Clergy Videos In Single Day

YouTube removed multiple videos from Complicit Clergy’s channel on May 16, 2023. Topics spanned a variety of topics, including COVID-19, illegal immigration, Thomas Becket, Catholic bishops, prayer and fasting. Some of the videos were originally posted on YouTube over a year ago. A list of the removed videos is provided below – we also provide … Read more

Vatican Will Ask Stika To Resign

According to sources close to the Vatican’s Dicastery for Bishops, Pope Francis decided last month to request Stika’s resignation, after reviewing the results of a Vatican-ordered investigation into the bishop’s management. Stika is accused of protecting Wojciech Sobczuk, a seminarian accused multiple times of sexual assault. Stika last year admitted to The Pillar that he … Read more

Wisconsin Rules That Catholic Charities Is Not ‘Primarily’ Religious

Is it any wonder, giving their aiding and abetting of the illegal invasion on our southern border? For over a century, the Catholic Charities Bureau of Superior, Wis., has aided people of all faiths: the developmentally disabled, seniors, and children, many of them low income. As Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki recently noted, since the time … Read more

US Bishops Advocate for the Salvation of Trees?

The chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development has joined the chairman of the California Catholic Conference’s Environmental Stewardship Committee in lending support to the Save Our Sequoias Act, sponsored by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). “Giant sequoia trees, an endangered species endemic to the Sierra … Read more

Minnesota Becomes ‘Devil’s Sanctuary’ Thanks To ‘Catholic’ Lawmakers – Will Archbishop Hebda Finally Act?

Last week, Governor Tim Walz signed three bills into law making Minnesota a legal refuge for abortion and transgender mutilations. The bills were only able to be passed with the help of 13 ‘Catholic’ lawmakers (see table at bottom of page). Bishop Strickland of Tyler, Texas responded to the news about Walz’s signing of the … Read more

Vatican Quietly Tones Down Pope’s Remarks

Veteran Vatican journalist Sandro Magister reveals that Vatican officials have regularly “found themselves having to trim and remove at least some excesses, scurrilous expressions, gutter talk.” Vatican offices no longer provide transcripts of the Pope’s unscripted remarks, Magister reports. “Even the secretariat of state has for some time felt duty bound to put up a … Read more

Vatican Message to Buddhists: ‘Healing Wounded Humanity and the Earth through Karuna and Agape‘

The Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue has released its annual message to Buddhists on the occasion of Vesak, the Buddhist festival that celebrates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha. The theme of the 2023 message, dated April 16 and released April 21, is “Healing Wounded Humanity and the Earth through Karuna and Agape.” The … Read more

Miami Archbishop Accuses DeSantis of Trying to ‘Criminalize Empathy’

Thomas Wenski, the Archbishop of Miami, recently bashed Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis for championing a state bill to control illegal immigration, which has been on the rise throughout the Biden presidency. S.B. 1718 is currently under consideration by the Florida State Senate. As the New York Post summarized, it “would make it a felony … Read more

Cupich Restricts Eucharistic Adoration

The Archdiocese of Chicago is expected to restrict the exposition of the Eucharist during a national Eucharistic pilgrimage that will traverse the Chicago region next year, ahead of the Eucharistic Congress scheduled for next July. The anticipated restriction comes amid differences of emphasis and approach among U.S. bishops over the Church’s Eucharistic revival process, now … Read more