‘Prolific Pedophile’ Priest Dies in New Jersey Nursing Home

A pedophile priest who was defrocked in New Jersey after admitting abusing a dozen children has died in a nursing home, the diocese confirmed to The Post. James Hanley — who abused young parishioners in Mendham and Pompton Plains over the course of 14 years — died last week, the diocese’s attorney, Kenneth Mullaney, confirmed. … Read more

Diocese Files Lawsuit Challenging Child Victims Act

A Long Island Catholic diocese is suing to overturn the Child Victims Act, claiming the new law that protects sex abuse survivors, many of whom suffered at the hands of the church, is unconstitutional. The Diocese of Rockville Centre filed papers Tuesday in Nassau County Supreme Court against the act, which changed the statute of … Read more

New York Lawsuit Claims Priests Kept Their Jobs Despite Abuse Claims

Two Catholic priests accused of sexually assaulting minors were allowed to remain active at their churches, despite the archdiocese being made aware of their alleged behavior, according to a new lawsuit. Church officials either concealed or misrepresented the sexually abusive histories of Father Donald Timone and Monsignor John Paddack, according to the suit against the … Read more

Providence Diocese: 50 Clergy ‘Credibly Accused’ of Child Abuse

A Roman Catholic diocese in Rhode Island on Monday publicly named 50 church leaders who have been “credibly accused” of sexually abusing children. The damning list was posted on the Providence diocese website — and includes 19 priests and deacons who are still alive. Most have been removed from ministry, with one priest having resigned. The other … Read more

The Unfair, Anti-Catholic Conviction of Cardinal George Pell

No one with a sense of justice can fail to be outraged when, in “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a jury in Maycomb, Ala., bows to social pressure and convicts an innocent man of a crime he couldn’t have committed. Something similar took place last month in real-world Melbourne, Australia, where Cardinal George Pell was falsely and perversely convicted … Read more

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