By Kyle Smith, National Review, July 9, 2019 The case should end a nearly 50-year era in which the mandarins of our cultures almost unanimously ignored, laughed off, or even outright celebrated sexual exploitation of very young women. In 2018, Polanski (along with Bill Cosby) was expelled... read more
Jeffrey Epstein (Uma Sanghvi/Palm Beach Post via Reuters)
By: John L. Allen Jr., CRUX, July 2, 2019 ROME - Now that we’re in the dog days of summer, this year featuring record high temperatures across Europe, one might think the Vatican would be entering a “mad dogs and Englishmen” sort of lull. However, that’s not the nature of the Pope... read more
CNA, June 28, 2019 Washington D.C., Jun 27, 2019 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Taxpayer funding for abortions is a matter of “justice” for men and women Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro said during the first Democratic primary debate Wednesday. Castro’s comments were echoed by... read more
By Diane Montagna ROME, June 14, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — A Catholic psychologist has denounced the latest Vatican document on gender theory as containing “not one sentence of sound advice for parents who try to educate their children towards the virtues necessary for a Christian... read more
Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta. Credit: Vatican Media.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 10, 2019 / 09:30 am (CNA).- Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before a court in Argentina. The bishop has been barred from leaving the country and ordered to undergo a psychological examination. The... read more
EDITORIAL: With many of the leading questions still unaddressed, it’s more urgent than ever that U.S. Catholics get the answers they need and deserve. The Editors, National Catholic Register, May 31, 2019 It has now been a year since the devastating scandal surrounding the sexual... read more
By: Martin M. Barillas, LifeSite News, May 23, 2019 CHICAGO, Illinois, May 23, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – The parish bulletin of Holy Name Cathedral in the Chicago archdiocese advertised that a group of parishioners is getting together to watch the pornographic film Rocketman. Father Greg... read more
By: Maike Hickson, LifeSite News, April 30, 2019 Prominent clergymen and scholars including Fr. Aidan Nichols, one of the best-known theologians in the English-speaking world, have issued an open letter accusing Pope Francis of committing heresy. They ask the bishops of the Catholic Church, to... read more
By: Maike Hickson, LifeSite, May 14, 2019 May 14, 2019 update: This report now contains the full text of the message from the person who met with Pope Francis and discussed 'Inside the Closet of the Vatican'. May 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Crux reports today that an advocate fighting... read more
By Robert V. Thomann, May 9, 2019 I have been rather astounded and amused at the controversy, indeed outright denial, surrounding Pope Emeritus Benedict’s recent essay which attributes a large portion of our current crisis in the Church to the Sexual Revolution of the 1960s. I react in this... read more
Paul VI makes Joseph Ratzinger (future Pope Benedict XVI) a cardinal in 1977.
Have any of the progressive critics engaged Ratzinger’s argument? No. By: George Weigel, Catholic World Report, April 24, 2019 Published a week short of his 92nd birthday, Joseph Ratzinger’s essay on the epidemiology of the clergy sex-abuse crisis vividly illustrated his... read more
People gather in St. Peter's Square for the “Day for Child Victims of Violence, Exploitation and Indifference against pedophilia” (Credit: Courtesy of Meter Onlus.)
A gay pride rainbow flag flies along with the U.S. flag in front of the Asbury United Methodist Church in Prairie Village, Kan., on Friday, April 19, 2019.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI