August 3, 2018 – Share on Facebook 767 Share on Twitter Comment on this Article 44 Share via Email Print this Page NewsCatholic Church, HomosexualityFri Aug 3, 2018 – 2:19 pm EST Priest: ‘Evil’ gay bishops ‘persecute, blackmail’ faithful priests who might expose their secret In the bulletin and on the website of the Epiphany of Our Lord Roman Catholic Church, Father Edwin Palka does not mince words about the terrible extent of the damage done by what he calls the gay “Lavender Mafia” within the church. His writing offers light on why the sexual abuse crisis within the […]

August 3, 2018 – The Jim Foley Option to End Clergy Sexual Abuse I can nevertheless promise that anyone, from layman to pope, who tries to a lay a hand on my children or godchildren is going to get the Jim Foley Option.  

August 2, 2018 – Statement from Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., on rescinding Cardinal McCarrick’s honorary degree The only honorary degree that the University of Notre Dame has rescinded was that of Bill Cosby, and this action was taken only after judicial proceedings in criminal court concluded with a guilty verdict. Recently, serious allegations of sexual abuse by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, a 2008 honorary degree recipient, were found ‘credible and substantiated’ by a […]

August 2, 2018 – New revision of number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church on the death penalty – Rescriptum “ex Audentia SS.mi” New revision of number 2267 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church on the death penalty – Rescriptum “ex Audentia SS.mi”, 02.08.2018

August 1, 2018 – Msgr. Kalin & #MeToo Conservatives Unlike those who are still priests, I am finally free to share the truth about my experience without fear of reprisal from the ecclesiastical authorities who used to control my life. My story is only one small and relatively insignificant domino in the abusive system McCarrick and Kalin exploited and profited from. But surely […]

August 1, 2018 – 71 names of clergy accused of child sex abuse in Harrisburg diocese released In an unprecedented and stunning move, the head of the Diocese of Harrisburg on Wednesday ordered the removal from diocesan property the names of all former diocesan bishops who over the decades failed to protect children from sexually predatory priests.

August 1, 2018 – “Catherine Commissions”– The Immediate Role of the Laity Following Disclosures of Abuse and Predation by Formerly-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Steps to Initiate Contact with your Bishop Catherine Commission on Formerly-Cardinal McCarrick’s Malfeasance Contact information for your bishop is easily found online. Search the name of your diocese, and you will find your bishop’s full name and, often, both an email address and a telephone number. Identify a couple of other lay people who […]

July 26 – August 1, 2018 – Jennifer Fitz On Calls To Action “Jennifer Fitz is a writer and homeschooling mom of four, who sometimes does something really crazy, like accounting, or teaching religious education. She’s always loved teaching, and cut her teeth as a catechist at the hands of the two most patient DREs in Columbia, SC. Like many lay volunteers, she started teaching […]

August 1, 2018 – “Woe to the Shepherds that mislead and scatter the flock.” – homily of Fr. John Hollowell; bio at

July 31, 2018 – Marjorie Murphy Campbell Is Not Taking That Crap [Regarding] Raymond Arroyo’s hard-hitting EWTN interview with canonist Marjorie Murphy Campbell, who published an open letter to the Catholic bishops over the burgeoning McCarrick scandal. Raymond does not pull punches in talking tough about the bishops’ failures, and neither does Campbell, who says that the US bishops cannot be trusted to handle this scandal, […]