SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: THVRSDAY EDITION

Cardinal Cupich & Pope Francis (Pic Credit: Whispers in the Loggia)

The Cardinal Cupich Appointment Shows: February Conference in Rome Will Be Damage Control

. . .if you held out any hope that the Vatican might finally respond effectively to the sex-abuse scandal—that the February meeting could possibly prompt some real action—those hopes should have been shattered by the stunning announcement that Pope Francis had appointed Cardinal Blase Cupich to the organizing committee for that February event. . .

by Philip Lawler,

of Catholic Culture

Be Very Careful What You Pray For – Guy McClung Ph.D. J.D., The American Catholic
Texas Rangers Storm the Chancery of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston – Rocco Palmo
Clericalism or Immoral Homosexual Activity: Drilling Down – Gene Van Son, Catholic Stand
Fear, Threats, & Intimidation? – Fr. John Hunwicke, Fr Hunwicke’s Mutual Enrichment
Post-Baltimore Questions the Faithful Are Asking – Fr. Roger Landry, NC Register
Investigating a Brother Bishop – Joan Frawley Desmond, National Catholic Register
Cardinal DiNardo Denies Priests Named in Report ‘Credibly Accused’ – Catholic News Agency
Honduran News Site Publishes More Details of Bp. Pineda’s Alleged Misconduct – E. Pentin
Archd. of San Francisco Spent $87.2 Million on Sex-Abuse Settlements – Calif. Cthlc Daily
Australian Archbishop Appeals Conviction of Not Reporting Abuse – CNA via The CWR
Venezuelan Archbishop Condemns Sex Abuse Committed by Religious Priest – The CWR
Abusive Former Bishop to Return to Chile to Face Civil Prosecutors – CNA via The CWR
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