Defrocked Catholic Priest Accused of Molesting Boy Still Runs Charity For Kids

A defrocked New York priest “credibly accused” of sexually abusing a minor runs a charity that provides scholarships to Catholic schools for underprivileged children, according to public records. John J. Voglio, 65, is president of Mary F. Clancy Charities, which was founded in 2000 by another former priest, John Harrington, who was also accused of … Read more

Harrisburg Diocese Files Plan to Pay Millions in Clergy Sex Abuse Claims

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg has filed a plan of reorganization with federal bankruptcy court. Under the proposed plan, an $18.25 million Survivor Compensation Trust will be established to provide financial restitution to survivors of clergy sexual abuse. The diocese and related entities will contribute $7.5 million to the trust, and insurers will provide … Read more

WATCH: Dozens of Northern CA Priests Facing Child Sex Abuse Claims for the First Time

  Dozens of Northern California Catholic priests and church employees – some still working, others retired or deceased – are being publicly accused for the first time of sexually abusing children in their care. The allegations suggest startling new depths to the decades-long scandal that continues to rock the church and its followers. Those new … Read more

WATCH: Miami Priest Fathered Child With Woman

  A Miami priest who serves as a pastor at Saint James Catholic Church learned last month that he’s the father of a child, the archdiocese said Tuesday. Monsignor Chanel Jeanty discovered in December that he’d fathered the child from a relationship that ended over a year ago, the archdiocese said in a statement. Catholic … Read more

Bishop McElroy Asks Priests Not To Issue Vaccine Exemptions

As more governments, businesses and institutions implement COVID-19 vaccine mandates allowing for religious exemptions, Catholic leaders across the nation remain divided over whether or not they should sign off. To clear up any confusion in San Diego, Bishop Robert McElroy asked local priests to “caringly decline” any requests for endorsement from parishioners seeking a religious … Read more

Bishop-Elect Michel Mulloy Becomes 8th U.S. Bishop to Resign in the Post-McCarrick Sex Abuse Crisis

Mulloy served under Bishop Robert Gruss and Cardinal Blase Cupich in the diocese of Rapid City. The Catholic Diocese of Rapid City has announced the resignation of Bishop-elect Michel Mulloy, who was appointed the Bishop of Duluth, Minnesota on June 19, 2020. On August 7, 2020, the Diocese of Rapid City received notification of an … Read more