Priests, unfaithful

A Bishop Who Must Decide

Fr. Gerald E. Murray, The Catholic Thing, March 24, 2021 The recent Responsum of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, restating the Church’s teaching on the sinful nature of homosexual acts, and thus the impossibility of an ordained minister of the Church legitimately conferring a... read more

Cardinal Marx’s Handling of Abuse Cases Under Scrutiny

A criminologist who was commissioned by the German bishops to investigate clergy abuse cases has alleged that the cardinal intervened to undermine his investigation. By Edward Pentin, National Catholic Register, March 17, 2021 VATICAN CITY — German Cardinal Reinhard Marx has rejected as... read more

Argentine court clears former priest in sexual abuse case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A court on Tuesday cleared a retired priest of sexual abuse charges on grounds the statute of limitations on the alleged crimes had expired. Former priest Carlos Eduardo José, 62, had spent more than a year in custody during the legal process and the ruling by a... read more

Catholic Schools and Transgender Students

By Gerard V. Bradley, Public Discourse, February 9, 2021 The lastingness of each person’s reality as male or female is so integral to the faith’s architecture, that to deny it—even to equivocate about it—is to undermine Catholic faith itself. No Catholic institution should risk that... read more

EXCLUSIVE: Bishop Naumann – US bishops must address scandal of ‘Catholic’ Biden championing abortion

Biden’s actions are 'confusing Catholics and non-Catholics regarding the Church’s teaching on the evil of abortion' By Pete Baklinski, LifeSite News, February 3, 2021 KANSAS CITY, Kansas, February 3, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Kansas City Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann told LifeSiteNews in an... read more

BETTER TO LIGHT ONE CANDLE THAN CURSE THE DARKNESS

By Father David Nix, Pilgrim Priest Blog, January 31, 2021,Why would a heretical “priest” like James Martin be ripping on the Traditional Latin Mass and the few ancient-believing Catholics who take the Gospel of Jesus Christ literally while his team of liberals have already successfully (and... read more

The Worst Person in America Is a Catholic Bishop. But Which?

It hasn’t been easy picking the most … “exceptional” bishops. But I’ve narrowed the candidates down to three, out of many worthy contenders. By John Zmirak, American Greatness, January 31, 2021 With so many “conservatives” and fainting-couch Christians tripping over themselves... read more

ARCHBISHOP JOSÉ GOMEZ: A PROFILE IN EPISCOPAL COURAGE

by George Weigel, First Things, January 21, 2021During their annual meeting in November of last year, a critical mass of the Catholic bishops of the United States recognized that Joe Biden’s election to the presidency had brought the Church to a critical point. The president-elect had long... read more

George Weigel: Cardinal Cupich’s Criticisms of Archbishop Gomez are Baseless

Weigel argued that Archbishop Gomez releasing a statement on the inauguration was in keeping with the recommendations from the Working Group on Engaging the New Administration created by the bishops at their November 2020 meeting. National Catholic Register, January 23, 2021 WASHINGTON —... read more

Abortion Wins in Argentina. Argentinian Pope Barely Lifts a Finger in Protest

By Steve Skojec, OnePeterFive, December 30, 2020 In Argentina, feral women — some of them naked and likely intoxicated — are dancing in the streets in celebration of their newly legislated “right” to murder their own children: The crowd of a few thousand burst into raucous cheers and... read more

Will the Bishops Confront Biden?

By James Baresel, Crisis, December 29, 2020 When an Episcopalian cleric–cum-Dartmouth professor criticizes the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, it’s a safe bet our prelates have done something right. Indeed, such a man—one Randall Balmer—wrote an op-ed for the Los Angeles... read more

Father Rutler’s Scandal

Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Former spiritual director of ‘Medjugorje visionaries’ excommunicated