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Pope Francis: Amoris Laetitia is ‘The Magisterium of the Church’ on Divorced and Remarried

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Pope Francis told Jesuits in Thailand that how the Church should behave pastorally to Catholics who are “divorced and remarried” is found in chapter 8 of his controversial 2016 exhortation Amoris Laetitia, a teaching that has been used by bishops around the world to allow Catholics living objectively in adultery to receive Holy Communion. The […]

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Cleveland Diocesan Priest Arrested on Child Porn Charges

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A Catholic priest was arrested Thursday on charges of possessing child pornography. Investigators took St. Joseph Catholic Church Rev. Robert McWilliams into custody Thursday at the church. He is charged with four counts of possessing child pornography and one count of possessing criminal tools. The criminal complaint was filed in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. […]

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Catholic School Board Stocks LGBT Book Glamorizing Kids Performing ‘Oral Sex’

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A Catholic school board in Ontario allows children to access in its library a sexually explicit pro-transgender book that includes an author’s description of how he stimulated sexual organs of “guys in my neighborhood” with his mouth as a six-year-old boy. Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out (2014) by Susan Kuklik is on the shelf […]

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Bishop Michael Hoeppner

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Current Role Bishop of Crookston, Minnesota Official Web Site: http://www.crookston.org/ Mailing Address: 1200 Memorial Drive, Crookston, MN 56716, USA Telephone: (218)281-4533 What Has Been Reported Hoeppner is the first U.S. bishop to be investigated for coverup under Vatican’s new sexual abuse protocols Hoeppner was caught apparently lying under oath about the coverup of abuse. Hoeppner […]

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Influential Priest Under Fire for Criticism of Pachamama Scandal at Vatican

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An influential and highly regarded priest has come under fire from a left-leaning American news outlet for comments critical of the honors bestowed upon “Pachamama” in St. Peter’s Basilica and the Traspontina Carmelite Church in Rome during the Amazon Synod. In a Dec. 5 article for the ‘People’ section of the National Catholic Reporter, Chicago-based correspondent Heidi […]