Persecution of Faithful Priests

Former altar server: Pell, Australian lay Catholics being persecuted as ‘scapegoats’ for clerical sexual abuse

Former altar server: Pell, Australian lay Catholics being persecuted as ‘scapegoats’ for clerical sexual abuse By Dorothy Cummings McLean WASHINGTON, D.C., March 18, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― A former altar server at the Roman Catholic cathedral in Melbourne, Australia, says Cardinal... read more

Pell Case Reminds the World Why Cardinals Wear Red

“This is what the red color of their habits means: the color of blood and love.” —Pope Benedict XVI Fr. Roger Landry Blog, Mar. 20, 2019 Lent is a time in which we relive spiritually the events of Jesus’ sham trials for the crimes of blasphemy and sedition and... read more

The Church is too concerned with credibility, not enough with holy things

By Riccardo Cascioli, LifeSiteNews, March 5, 2019 In recent months, and especially in recent days, cardinals, bishops and various commentators have stated that the fight against sexual abuse has put the Church's credibility on the line. That is to say, if the scourge of clerical child abuse... read more

Superior orders outspoken priest on sex-abuse scandal to ‘cease and desist’

By Lisa Bourne, LifeSte, January 8, 2019 HOUSTON, Texas,  — A Catholic priest told to stop speaking out about certain aspects of the Church’s sexual-abuse scandal issued an appeal to Pope Francis for permission to keep talking about the crisis. Father Mark Goring, a member of the... read more

The railroading of Cardinal Pell

John Paul II's biographer to the defense January 3, 2019   The following comes from a Dec. 31 story by George Weigel, Pope John Paul II’s biographer, in the New York Post. No one with a sense of justice can fail to be outraged when, in To Kill a Mockingbird, a jury in Maycomb,... read more

The Case Against Cardinal George Pell: New Details Emerge

Cardinal Pell was found guilty Dec. 11 on five charges of sexual abuse of minors, following accusations that he sexually assaulted two former members of the Melbourne cathedral choir. By Ed Condon/Catholic News Agency WASHINGTON — Following the conviction of Cardinal George Pell in the... read more

Reports of Pell guilty verdict emerge, despite gag order

By Ed Condon Washington D.C., Dec 12, 2018 / 10:48 am (CNA).- Cardinal George Pell has been convicted by an Australian court on charges of sexual abuse of minors, according to media reports and CNA sources close to the cardinal. A judicial gag order has restricted Australian media coverage of... read more

Monsignor Viganò and The Hour of Judgment

By Roberto de Mattei, Corrispondenza Romana, October 24, 2018 The Supreme Judge In the climate of silence and downright “omerta” which is reigning in the Church, once more Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò’s voice has resonated.  Replying to Cardinal Marc Ouellet he reiterated that the... read more

Viganò’s Third Testimony Responds to Ouellet, Appeals to Judgment Before God

By Steve Skojec, October 19, 2018 It is striking the way in which Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has become, in many ways, the kind of hero the Church is so desperately looking for. Today, on the occasion of the Feast of the North American Martyrs — Jesuits who, unlike many of the modern-day... read more

The Curious Case of Fr Kalchik

By Fr. Dwight Longenecker, September 23, 2018 For those who are watching the meltdown of liberal American Catholicism, the drama has a new episode every day. Just when you thought it couldn’t get more frightening and bizarre… It does, and Chicago seems to be one of the flash points. You... read more

Read and weep: Soviet style “psych” tactics used against priests by bishops.

by Fr. John Zuhlsdorf, 25 September 2018 What I am about to post, read carefully. Over the last few months I have been contacted by diocesan priests (and a religious) who were being sent by their bishops (superior) to be “evaluated” at one of these psych clinics for clergy.  The most... read more