by | Jan 12, 2020

The Vatican’s long-promised report on the Theodore McCarrick scandal has yet to materialize. Meanwhile, his “nephews” continue to rise in the Church, often taking positions within the inner circle of Pope Francis. Cardinal Kevin Farrell, who roomed with McCarrick for…

by | Dec 15, 2019

Monsignor Walter Rossi, the rector of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., is a protégé of Michael Bransfield, the former West Virginia bishop removed for, among other misdeeds, bilking Catholics out of millions of dollars. Rossi…

by | Dec 8, 2019

Under this lax and political pontificate, almost everything in the Church looks arbitrary and slipshod, including canonizations, which Pope Francis has been using to remake the Church in his own liberal image. He quickly canonized Óscar Romero, whose cause stalled…

by | Dec 1, 2019

Gregory Ingels is a former priest who has been credibly accused of molesting a 15-year-old boy in California, a scandal that led to his departure from public ministry in 2002. His story is fairly well known within Church circles. What’s…

by | Nov 24, 2019

Keith Green is a former security guard at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, serving from December 2018 until his resignation on July 24, 2019. He spoke to The American Spectator about his demoralizing experiences at…

by | Oct 13, 2019

Pope Francis spent a brief period of his Jesuit formation in Germany. He was sent there to get a doctorate in theology, but, finding the work tedious and feeling homesick, he returned to Buenos Aires. He once told a fellow…

by | Oct 6, 2019

I arrived in Rome this week in anticipation of another defining liberal moment of this pontificate: the Pan-Amazon Synod, Pope Francis’ latest pretext to fiddle with Catholic discipline and doctrine. I haven’t been to the Vatican in some years. It…

by | Sep 29, 2019

I’ve written previously about Monsignor Walter Rossi’s ties to the gay mafia in the Church. He has long enjoyed the patronage and protection of powerful gay prelates. The gay predator Bishop Michael Bransfield groomed Rossi to succeed him as rector…

by | Sep 22, 2019

The other day I saw a recent photo pop up on Twitter of Monsignor Walter Rossi standing next to a group of friends and allies — Donald Wuerl (the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, D.C.), Callista and Newt Gingrich, and…

by | Sep 20, 2019

On Monday night, I received a voicemail from Jack Anderson informing me that he had “resigned as defender of the bond in the diocese of Wilmington, effective immediately.” He added that he “wants nothing more to do with the Roman…

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