If Dioceses Can Opt-Out of Fiducia Supplians, Why Hasn’t Your Bishop?

The Vatican’s doctrinal office head on Thursday appeared to provide an “out” for clerics not on board with its declaration last week that priests can bless individuals in “irregular” relationships, including same-sex couples, so long as the prayers do not mimic a marriage ritual. Cardinal Víctor Manuel Fernández, prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine … Read more

Calling All Truly Good Catholics

President Biden continues to aggressively promote abortion and look for ways to use taxpayer money to fund it. All the while, he claims to be a “good” Catholic. Well, his actions are those of a condemned Catholic. Perhaps the bigger scandal than the pending eternal punishment of Mr. Biden’s soul, however, are the actions of … Read more

Left-Wing Protesters Turn Focus to Churches as Vandalism, Arson Escalate

It would be quite a stretch to blame churches for George Floyd’s death, police brutality or Confederate memorials, yet houses of worship and religious statues are coming under attack in the protest mayhem. Last weekend, at least four Catholic Church-affiliated buildings and statues from Boston to Los Angeles were set on fire or vandalized. A … Read more

Pittsburgh Abuse Report: Wuerl Systematically Covered-Up Sexual Abuse

A landmark grand jury report says hundreds of priests preyed on boys and girls in six Pennsylvania dioceses, where at least 1,000 were sexually assaulted over decades as top church officials, including Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, and the Vatican systematically worked to cover it up. At almost 900 pages, the exhaustive report details … Read more

Catholics in Archdiocese of Washington are Conflicted Over Financial Support after McCarrick Sex Scandal

Catholics in the District of Columbia are conflicted about how to continue to support the church after the resignation of former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick over reports of sexual abuse. The former archbishop of Washington stepped down from the College of Cardinals one month after a church panel substantiated a report that, as a priest … Read more