by | Jun 23, 2019

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the whistle-blowing former papal nuncio to the U.S., recently confirmed my scoop from last year that Monsignor Walter Rossi, who runs the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, is an accused gay predator. “‘Monsignor…

by | Jun 18, 2019

“Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò is confirming that, as papal nuncio, he received complaints of homosexual predation and harassment by Msgr. Walter Rossi, rector of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.,” reports Christine Niles…

by | Jan 26, 2019

There is a church in Rome called the Church of Domine Quo Vadis (Latin for “Lord, where are You going?”). It is situated on the spot where the apocryphal Acts of Peter described a meeting occurred between St. Peter and Jesus….

by | Oct 17, 2018

Washington Back in late August, Pope Francis declared that he would “not say a word” about a letter from a former Vatican envoy to Washington who claimed among other things that the Pope had ignored sexual abuse charges made against…

by | Sep 3, 2018

New York Times columnist Timothy Egan chose to confront the widening scandal within the Catholic church — namely, the allegation that Pope Francis’s power base is a homosexual cabal within the Vatican, leading him to advance known pederasts — by…

by | Aug 29, 2018

Washington Many years ago in the early 1980s I was drawn ever so transiently into the bureaucratic intricacies of the Roman Catholic Church in America. There was a saintly priest at Indiana University, Fr. James Higgins, who was driven from…

by | Aug 29, 2018

I went over to the Vatican embassy today in Washington. It looked like a ghost town.    But I finally detected some stirring of souls at the embassy, after waving at the security cameras and ringing the chancery doorbell. Might…

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