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Cardinal George Pell Convicted of Sexual Abuse; Pope Francis Purges Cabinet

One of Pope Francis’s trusted Council of Cardinal Advisors, Cardinal George Pell, has been convicted in Australia on all charges he sexually abused two choir boys there in the late ’90s, according to two sources with knowledge of the case…. Continue Reading →

Maybe I’ll Cover Up Abuse

Texas Rangers Raid Archdiocese of Houston-Galveston

UPDATE: Multiple files from ‘secret archives’ alleging details of child abuse by priests were located by investigators at the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston on Wednesday (KHOU). A raid is underway at the Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston in downtown Houston. The search… Continue Reading →

Spinless in Baltimore

Houston’s Cardinal DiNardo Reportedly Knew About Abusive Priest, Moved Him to Another Parish

Catholic priest Manuel LaRosa-Lopez was arrested Tuesday by police in Conroe, Texas on sexual abuse charges. Now two victims are claiming that they reported LaRosa-Lopez to Houston-Galveston’s Archbisop Daniel Dinardo, who is the President of the United States Conference of… Continue Reading →

Archbishop Donald Weurl to Meet With Pope Francis About Resignation

The Archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donal Weurl has declared his intention to meet with Pope Francis about his resignation. In a letter sent to priests of the Archdiocese of Washington Sept. 11, Cardinal Donald Wuerl wrote that a decision about… Continue Reading →

Pope Francis: Truth is Mild. St. Augustine: Truth is Like a Lion

Also, it’s important to note that while the lion quote has been widely attributed to St. Augustine, it’s not clear that he actually said or wrote it. A similar quote is being attributed to someone else: “The Word of God… Continue Reading →

Pope Francis Knew

In a shocking testimony, a former apostolic nuncio to the United States Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has accused several senior prelates of complicity in covering up Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s allegations of sexual abuse, and has claimed that Pope Francis knew… Continue Reading →

Bishop Lopes: “We All Knew”

Media outlets have picked up on this, stunned of the revelation that “everyone knew” about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick’s misdeeds: Lopes, the bishop of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, said that McCarrick frequently visited his former seminary… Continue Reading →

Bishop Morlino’s Response to Sex Abuse Scandal

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ of the Diocese of Madison, The past weeks have brought a great deal of scandal, justified anger, and a call for answers and action by many faithful Catholics here in the U.S. and overseas,… Continue Reading →

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