SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: VVEDNESDAY EDITION

Pope Francis & Monsignor Edgar Peña Parra (Credit: Vatican News)

Two More High-Ranking Papal Appointees Implicated in Alleged Misconduct

. . .Msgr. Edgar Peña Parra, who has been tapped to take on the #2 role at the Vatican Secretariat of State, has become the subject of a dossier compiled by the laity in his home diocese which makes mention of possible homosexual behavior.  Luis Cardinal  Ferrer, Prefect of the Congregation for the CDF, has also failed to respond to a court summons in France as a co-defendant in the trial of Cardinal Barbarin, for “failing to denounce a sexually abusive priest”. . .

by Steve Skojec

of One Peter 5

WaPo Doesn’t Include Notorious Bishop on Wuerl’s List – George Neumary via Twitter
Buckle Up, Fellow Catholics! – One Mad Mom
Card. Ouellet’s Response to Abp. Viganò Lacks Credibility – Jn. M. McCarthy Ph.D., Crisis
The Pro-Gay Monsignor in Atlanta Goes to a Drag Show – Joseph Sciambra
Woman Sexually Harassed at Holy Trinity “Listening Session” – Banks of the Trinity
Time for Pope to Come Clean, Instead He’s Burying Himself – W Krumholz & R Delahunty
Are Bishops Singling Out Good Priests for Psychiatric Treatment – California C. Daily
Head of CDF Fails to Respond to Summons in French Abuse Trial – Mark Lambert
February 21: An Intriguing Date for a Meeting of Bishops – Fr. Regis Scanlon O.F.M. Cap.
How to Approach Our Priests About the Scandals – Constance T. Hull, Catholic Exchange
What Canonical Rights Does a Parish Priest Have? – Ed Condon J.C.L., NC Register
How Can We Evangelize Among These Ruins? – Benjamin Wiker, NC Register
I Helped Oversee Safeguarding in England, I Wonder if Bishops ‘Get It’ – Catholic Herald
Doctrine Precedes Morality – David Carlin, The Catholic Thing
If Church Leaders Can’t Make Things Right, God Will. . . – Fr. Jef. F. Kirby, Crux
Accused Priest Works as Contract Psychologist for the State – The Detroit News
Healing Victims Is Key: Priest Says Spiritual Start Paves Way Forward – NC Register
The Best Way to Respond to Crisis is Prayer & Fasting – Judy Roberts, NC Register
Can Church Entities & Victims Find Justice in Compensation Funds – Pet. Jesserer Smith
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