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Founding Parish of Knights of Columbus Vandalized with Satanic Symbols

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A Catholic church in New Haven, Connecticut, Thursday morning was found defaced with Satanic symbols, according to church leadership. The church, which houses the congregation of St. Mary’s, where the Catholic lay order the Knights of Columbus was founded, was vandalized between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., John Paul Walker, the church’s pastor, wrote in […]

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Ask the IRS to Investigate the Bishop Bransfield Case

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The past year has seen unprecedented government investigation of the Catholic Church in the United States. Kicked off by the seminarian sex abuse cover-up scandal of former-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick last summer, the ecclesiastical atmosphere has since taken on a Watergate-like avalanche quality. The Pennsylvania attorney general (and dozens of state attorneys general since then), the […]

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It’s Bad That The DOJ is Investigating The Catholic Church – It’s Worse That The Church Made That Necessary

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These are dark days for the Catholic Church, particularly in the United States. Of Pennsylvania’s eight Catholic dioceses, seven reported receiving subpoenas this week from the Justice Department, marking a major development in the state’s growing involvement in the clergy sex-abuse scandal. “The Diocese of Pittsburgh has received the subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice and […]