Topic / Catholicism

‘Catholic Church is woefully incapable of policing itself’

That was the reaction of  lawyer Richard Scorer to a report published today about the ‘appalling’ abuse inflicted on pupils at two Catholic schools – Ampleforth in North Yorkshire and Downside in Somerset – over a period of 40 years. The report, published by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA), exposes a shocking cover-up […]

Pro-gay priest WILL speak at WMF despite Catholic hysteria

Despite the fact that at least two petitions are demanding that Fr James Martin – ‘an outspoken pro-LGBT rights priest’ – be excluded from the upcoming World Meeting of Families in Ireland the organisers said that there will be no change to the current line-up of speakers. A spokeswoman for the event said: With just […]

Nuns who expelled a Ugandan from a shelter face a backlash

A gay rights organisation in Holland – Rozelinks – announced on Facebook that it was planning a lesbian kiss-in today (Wednesday) outside Amsterdam’s Missionaries of Charity shelter in protest against the expulsion of a Ugandan asylum seeker identified only as ‘Justine’, above. According to this report, the young woman is an asylum-seeker who was staying […]

Irish PM to tackle Pope over LGBT issues and clerical abuse

When Pope Francis arrives to in Ireland on August 25 for the Vatican-sponsored World Meeting of Families (WMF), Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, above, intends telling the pontiff that the country has moved on from the dark days when it was firmly under the heel of the Vatican. Writing for LifeSiteNews, gay-hating homosexual Doug Mainwaring […]

Clerical abuse: another senior Catholic leaves in disgrace

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick – one of the most prominent members the American Catholic hierarchy – has resigned over allegations of sexual abuse. According to this report, Pope Francis has accepted his resignation. The 88-year-old retired Archbishop of Washington has been ordered to remain in a house “to be indicated” until the accusations against him are examined. […]

Pride events ‘belittle’ Catholic Church & make it look foolish

A pro-gay Scottish priest has incurred the wrath of the Bishop of Motherwell, Joseph Toal, above, for supporting gay pride events. In rebuking Father Paul Morton – who recently attacked fellow priest Father Mark Morris for organising a rosary of “reparation for the gross offence to God which is Pride Glasgow” – Toal said in […]

Sacking of priest signals the end of Scottish Christianity

That’s the view of a student at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) which sacked anti-gay Catholic priest, Father Mark Morris, above, from his position as a university chaplain. Ricardo German, a Brazilian graduate student who has attended Masses celebrated by Morris in Balornock, told LifeSiteNews that the expulsion of the priest from the university was a […]

Big cash stash is found in Michigan priest’s luxury home

Michigan State police say they discovered $63,000 hidden above ceiling tiles in the mansion of the Rev Jonathan Wehrle, above, a priest who is accused of embezzling millions. The search of Wehrle’s home in Williamston was conducted on Tuesday. Police say money was in $2,000 bundles secured with cash bands that said, “For Deposit Only-St. […]

New rule sends shock waves through consecrated virgins

Because an increasing number of Catholic women apparently want to hitch themselves to Jesus, the Vatican issued fresh instructions earlier this month regarding ‘Brides of Christ’  – and in doing so has shocked the US Association of Consecrated Virgins. Why? Because the Vatican document – Ecclesiae Sponsae Imago – suggests that literal virginity is not a […]

‘Strip Mother Teresa of Indian honour,’ says BJP politician

Subramanian Swamy, above, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party MP who has attacked Mother Teresa for her efforts to ‘Christianise’ India, is now calling for her to be stripped of India‘s highest civilian honour, the Bharat Ratna (Jewel of India). According to this report, his call last week came after Indian authorities busted a baby-trafficking racket […]