Pope Francis appoints Cardinal Cupich to organize Vatican summit on clergy sex abuse

Pope Francis has named Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago to a four-member organizing committee for next February’s Vatican summit on clerical sexual abuse. The appointment is raising concerns because Cardinal Cupich has notably dismissed Archbishop Viganò’s testimony on the McCarrick abuse cover-up as a mere “rabbit hole” distracting the Church, believes that homosexuality is not a significant…

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Make This a Black Friday the Bishops Won’t Forget

Thanksgiving is now past, and while leftovers are being refrigerated and families are saying their goodbyes, much despair is held by lay faithful. We are still reeling following the less than fruitful meeting of the USCCB in Baltimore a little over a week ago. The anger and questions of the laity had been pushed off…

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Why pro-LGBT National ‘Catholic’ Reporter must deny link between abuse crisis and gay priests

The National “Catholic” Reporter (NCR), a publication created in the 1960s for the apparent purpose of undermining Catholic doctrine in favor of a leftist ideological agenda, has spent decades trying to convince Catholics to toss out the Church’s perennial doctrines on sexual morality, particularly the immorality of homosexual sodomy. The publication, which is highly influential…

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Is Catholic clergy sex abuse related to homosexual priests?

A new study from the Ruth Institute has demonstrated a high correlation between the proportion of homosexuals in the Catholic priesthood and the incidence of sexual abuse by the clergy. The study conducted by Father Paul Sullins, a Catholic University sociologist, found that the percentage of homosexual men in the priesthood has risen sharply. The…

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