Category Archives: Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children

Michael Novak on “A Different Priestly Scandal”

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks! From the site of Michael Novak: A Different Priestly Scandal By Michael Novak — Sunday, 13 May 2012 Burning injustices rest on our consciences, and will continue to burn us until we correct them. … Continue reading

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MediaReport.com on the National Catholic Fishwrap’s “baseless and sordid swipe at the Catholic Church”

From MediaReport.com: National Catholic Reporter Smears Arch. of Los Angeles in Bogus Abuse Story MAY 11, 2012 BY THEMEDIAREPORT.COM The left-wing National Catholic Reporter newspaper [aka The Fishwrap] is suggesting that a newly discovered 27-year-old letter somehow may be evidence … Continue reading

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The Catholic League about Hell’s Bible and WaPo deceptions

From the Catholic League: COVER-UP AT NYT AND WASH POST May 7, 2012 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on editorials that appear today in the New York Times and Washington Post: Both of these newspapers misstate the facts, fail … Continue reading

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Sally Quinn of WaPo: a lesson in getting it wrong.

Sally Quinn of WaPo offers her stunningly shallow take on the reforming efforts by the Holy See and USCCB now being applied to the LCWR (a subsidiary of the Magisterium of Nuns). Aside from the risible claims Quinn makes, I found … Continue reading

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Of SNAP, the Catholic League, Card. Dolan and fair treatment

I noticed on the blog of His Eminence Timothy Card. Dolan, who in his capacity as President of the USCCB has been called on to defend the rights of the Church in the midst of a deepening kulturkampf, a comment … Continue reading

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“If I were the Devil…”

Liberals demand that you deny common sense and they reduce the supernatural to the natural. Paul Harvey on 13 October 1964 [wp_youtube]VatjpiaYqPM[/wp_youtube] The third session of Vatican II was going on when this was on air.

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Anti-Catholic bias and attacks on Holy Church from without and from within.

This is from Media Report: The Usual Suspects: NY Times, Dissident Priest Support Anti-Catholic SNAP With Falsehoods, Attacks on Church Anti-Catholicism in Action: The New York Times, Rev. Thomas P. Doyle, and SNAP The New York Times is again shilling … Continue reading

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SNAP director published false information

From CNA: SNAP director admits to publishing false information By Michelle Bauman Clayton, Missouri, Mar 6, 2012 / 05:07 pm (CNA).- The leader of a group that works with clergy sex abuse victims admitted during a recent deposition that the … Continue reading

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Head of SNAP suggested that Card. Bevilacqua was faking it to avoid testifying

I just an interesting item on the site The Media Report.  Apparently the head of SNAP, Mr. David Clohessy, was suggesting that Card. Bevilacqua was faking an illness to avoid testifying. Less than 36 hours before Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua passed … Continue reading

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Irish Times: Public decries closure of embassy to the Vatican

I didn’t expect this. From the Irish Times: Public decries closure of embassy to the Vatican By Paul O’Brien, Political Editor Monday, January 16, 2012 TÁNAISTE Eamon Gilmore’s decision to close the Irish embassy to the Vatican was met with … Continue reading

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CBS: SNAP’s David Clohessy Could Face Jail Time

From CBS with my emphases and comments: SNAP’s David Clohessy Could Face Jail Time ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests says he may faces fines or jail time for refusing to obey a judge’s … Continue reading

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A reading tip – Catholic Priests Falsely Accused: The Facts, The Fraud, The Stories

Not exactly light reading, but this is an important topic… and not just for priests and bishops!  Everyone should be concerned about this. Check out David F. Pierre Jr.’s book Catholic Priests Falsely Accused: The Facts, The Fraud, The Stories. … Continue reading

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John L. Allen on a case in Ireland: a priest, falsely accused, but the press doesn’t make corrections

While I have posted some items about dreadful pieces in the Fishwrap, to be fair there is a good piece by my friend the nearly-ubiquitous John L Allen, Jr. about the persecution of a priest falsely accused of abuse of … Continue reading

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The Fishwrap attacks bishops: unintended consequences

Just to help you out of your Friday slump and into the weekend, the Fishwrap comes through again! Here is an article in which the Fishwrap attacks Archbishops Chaput, Dolan, and Bp. Finn. The time is now: childhood sexual abuse … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI to US bishops (Region I-II-III) during their ad limina visit

The Holy Father delivered the following address to the bishops of the USA (regions I-II-III) during their ad limina visit. Let’s have a glance with my emphases and comments. Dear Brother Bishops, I greet you all with affection in the … Continue reading

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