Category Archives: Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children

Coach Paterno – WDTPRS POLL

UPDATE 10 Nov 0320 GMT: I just saw a news flash that Penn State has sacked Joe Paterno effective immediately.  I’ll close the poll, below. ___ Hugh Hewitt tonight is covering the situation with Penn State and Joe Paterno.  There … Continue reading

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Catholic League on The curious choices of The Star and SNAP

From The Catholic League: CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHT KC STAR OMITS STORY ON TOP EPISCOPAL BISHOP November 8, 2011 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Yesterday, the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) … Continue reading

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KC Star refuses to report other side regarding Bp. Finn and Diocese. Refuses even to take paid ad.

How deep can anti-Catholic bigotry run in the mainstream press?  Read on. At Serviam I noticed this, in reference to the situation of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph and the embattled Bishop Robert Finn. I’ve said previously that the [newspaper … Continue reading

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Archbp. Naumann (Archd. KC) on Bp. Finn (D. KC-St. Joseph) and the Kansas City Star

His Excellency Most Rev. Joseph Naumanm, Archbishop of Kansas City, Kansas – on the other side of the river from the homoynmous city in Missouri, has waded into the issue of the indictment level at Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas … Continue reading

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About Bp. Finn in Kansas City – St. Joseph

I was sorry to read that His Excellency Most Rev. Robert Finn, Bishop of Kansas City – St. Joseph is facing an indictment for the misdemeanor of not reporting to police a suspicion that one of the priests of that … Continue reading

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Australia: A bill to force priests to break the Seal of Confession

After I posted the story on a legislative attempt in Ireland to force priests to break the Seal of Confession, I had a few emails suggesting that I was panicking, that such a thing would never happen, that this was … Continue reading

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Ireland: priests will refuse to break seal of confession if proposal becomes law

In Ireland From CNA comes: Irish priests will refuse to break seal of confession if proposal becomes law  [Really?] By Katherine Veik Dublin, Ireland, Jul 18, 2011 / 08:03 pm (CNA).- Catholic priests in Ireland are prepared to “strongly” resist … Continue reading

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Ireland: Law proposed to force priests to break the Seal of Confession

Biretta tips to Fr. Blake and to Sancte Pater who lead me to this story at The Irish Catholic and elsewhere. Government proposal to break the seal of confession is without precedent Thu, 14/07/2011 – 15:34 The Taoiseach, the Minister … Continue reading

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Catholic League reacts to a Hell’s Bible book review

From our friends at The Catholic League: NEW YORK TIMES’ DUMB TAKE ON CATHOLICISM There was a book review in yesterday’s New York Times by Bill Keller, executive editor of the newspaper, of Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy, … Continue reading

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D. Kansas City-St. Joseph: press release about controversies

The secular press in Kansas City, MO and the ultra-liberal, doctrine-dissenting, KC-based National catholic Reporter have been busy trying to tear the guts out of the diocese and Most Rev. Robert Finn, bishop, but not yet martyr. From the site … Continue reading

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QUAERITUR: as much money goes to protecting a few wicked priests as goes to vocations

From a reader: I just found out my home diocese has spent around the same amount annually on sexual abuse fees as it has for vocations. I am so discouraged. How can I continue to see to the material needs … Continue reading

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Support Bishop Finn: proposal for prayers, penance against the attacks of Hell.

Again, in regard to the dust up in the Diocese of Kansas City -St. Joseph, over at SERVIAM there is a very good proposal, couched in the no-nonsense language we like around here at WDTPRS. In Support of Bishop Finn … Continue reading

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FOLLOW UP: The storm building in the D. of Kansas City-St. Joseph

I wonder if we have gotten to a point in the wealthy West where the erosion of culture and mores is so advanced that the notion of fatherhood is simply an option.  In vast swathes of society fathers are optional … Continue reading

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The storm building in the D. of Kansas City-St. Joseph

You have probably seen news about the case of a priest in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph who had photos from different sources, some he took, of children. Bp. Robert Finn is taking some heat about Fr. Ratigan, a … Continue reading

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Weigel about the huge ( ____ ) in the John Jay Report.

Did you see the analysis by George Weigel about the John Jay Study?  I am just getting to it.   Weigel makes good points for National Review Online. My emphases and comments. May 19, 2011 4:00 A.M. Priests, Abuse, and the … Continue reading

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