Cardinal Brandmüller: Homosexuality To Blame for Abuse Crisis

A German cardinal on Friday provoked anger and controversy when he claimed the Catholic church was not responsible for sexual abuse by its clerics, and instead sought to pin the blame on homosexuality. “What has happened in the church is no different from what is happening in society as a whole,” Cardinal Walter Brandmüller said. … Read more

Cardinal Müller Doubles Down on Link Between Clerical Abuse and Homosexuality

In a new 27 November interview, Cardinal Gerhard Müller has restated his claim that homosexuality and clerical sexual abuse are clearly linked. He also says that, if there should be in fact a homosexual lobby in the Vatican, these persons’ own “doings should be strictly prohibited,” due to the “immense damage” they cause. Cardinal Müller, the … Read more

Powerful Homily: The Root Of The Problem

The following homily is from Fr. John Lankeit, Rector of Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral in Phoenix, Arizona. Please also read the Pastoral Letter from Bishop Olmsted and Bishop Nevares regarding recent abuse scandals.

Understanding the Demographics of the Predatory Priest Problem

While some deny a same-sex predation problem among priests, the Grand Jury Report reflects similar demographic data as the John Jay Study of nearly 15 years ago. Faithful Catholics were still reeling from last month’s revelations of homosexual predatory behavior by former-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick when the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report released the names and the … Read more

Cardinal McCarrick Scandal Inflames Debate Over Homosexual Priests

Allegations that disgraced ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick engaged in sex with adult seminarians have inflamed a long-running debate about the presence of gay men in the Roman Catholic priesthood. Some conservatives are calling for a purge of all gay priests, a challenging task given that they are believed to be numerous and few are open about … Read more

McCarrick And Power

On Sunday, April 3, 2005, the day after the death of St. John Paul II, Theodore Cardinal McCarrick and at least a dozen other priests concelebrated the ten a.m. Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C. In attendance were, among other dignitaries, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy. Cardinal McCarrick … Read more

Analysis: Accused Pennsylvania Priest Predators Preyed Mostly on Teen Boys

A LifeSiteNews analysis of the scathing  Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report reveals that the vast majority of reported sexual predator priests were homosexuals, most of whom preyed on teenage boys. Nearly three-quarters of the offending priests were homosexual, while only about a quarter were heterosexual. Fewer than than 3% of their victims were adults, and of those, most were … Read more

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