Albany Becomes 28th U.S. Diocese to Declare Bankruptcy

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as it grapples with the financial impact of hundreds of civil claims resulting from decades of child sexual abuse and cover-ups, both admitted and alleged. Bishop Edward B. Scharfenberger announced the decision, which follows months of negotiations between attorneys for the diocese … Read more

WATCH: Cardinals Burke and Müller Denounce German Synod Debacle On Same-Sex Blessings

Cardinals Raymond Burke and Gerhard Müller have openly condemned the decision by the German Synodal Way assembly to begin officially “blessing” sexual relationships between persons of the same sex. The recent gathering of the Synodal Way concluded with 176 out of 202 participants voting in favor of offering blessings for same-sex couples in Catholic dioceses. … Read more

Belgian Bishop Says Pope Accepted Policy Allowing Same-Sex Blessings

Immediately before participants in Germany’s “synodal way” voted in favor of same-sex blessings last Friday, they received a pep talk from a bishop in a neighboring country. Belgium’s Bishop John Bonny described how the country’s Flemish bishops came to publish a text allowing for a ritual blessing of same-sex couples last September. When the bishop … Read more

Joe Biden Must Be The World’s Worst Catholic

President Joe Biden’s self-delusion seems to be boundless. When he looks in the mirror, he apparently sees an upright Irish Catholic true to the historic values of his deeply rooted religious identity. He is, in fact, an appalling Catholic who publicly flouts the church’s most cherished teachings and is about as authentically Irish as a … Read more

Ten Terrible Years of Pope Francis

Ten years ago today, on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 13, 2013, the 115 cardinal-electors of the Catholic Church walked up one after the other to a table in the Sistine Chapel to deposit folded ballot papers, only an inch wide, in a silver urn. Each bore the name of the cardinal they wanted to … Read more

Defrocked, Ex-Con Priest Who Stole $300K Now Heads NYC Nonprofits with City Contracts

A defrocked, ex-con priest who was a diocesan spin doctor at the height of the Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal now heads a pair of New York City nonprofits which have raked in millions in taxpayer cash. Edward Bolognini, who used to be a high-ranking New Hampshire holy man named Edward Arsenault, pled guilty in 2014 to stealing … Read more

Pope Francis Hints At Ending Thousand-Year-Old Priest Celibacy Rule Calling Ban ‘Temporary’

Pope Francis has suggested that the Catholic Church could greenlight a review of its 1,000-year-old celibacy tradition. In a wide-ranging interview the Pope said the union of a priest and a woman is not in conflict with religion. He described the 11-century-old ban as a “temporary description” and said there was no “contradiction” for a … Read more

German Bishops Declare ‘Transsexual’ Persons Should Not Be ‘Excluded’ From Priesthood

The members of the heretical German Synodal Way have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a document replete with gender ideology that seeks to allow changing one’s listed sex on a baptismal certificate and paves the way for “transgender” priests.  The text entitled “Dealing with gender diversity” was approved by more than 95% of all votes … Read more

WATCH: ‘It’s Going to be Sickening’ – Maryland Priest Abuse Report Under Review by Judge

Your browser does not support the video tag.   A judge will review the Maryland Attorney General’s report on alleged sexual abuse by priests within the Catholic Archdiocese of Baltimore. Circuit Court Judge Robert Taylor will release a redacted version of the 456-page report, titled “Clergy Abuse in Maryland,” once he determines those redactions are … Read more