No, not Walkergate. Something much more insidious and evil. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Roman Catholic Church and their political enablers.
Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua ordered aides to shred a 1994 memo that identified 35 Archdiocese of Philadelphia priests suspected of sexually abusing children, according to a new court filing.
The order, outlined in [...]
Huh? What? Is that a word? Yeah, it is… But we’ll get to that in a little bit. First, I want to introduce you to a bit of American history you may not know. Most people don’t.
Racism is insidious and can lie dormant in our social relations as long as the hierarchy is maintained. [...]
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recently came out in “solidarity and support” of Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee, who recently wrote:
“The Church is well aware that difficult economic times call for hard choices and financial responsibility to further the common good,” the archbishop said. “But hard times do not nullify the moral [...]
In related news, on Tuesday Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki defended Pope Benedict XVI’s handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal, absolving him of any blame in decisions involving Father Lawrence Murphy, the Wisconsin priest accused of molesting as many as 200 deaf boys over decades beginning in the 1950s. “The Holy Father has been [...]
As a Catholic, it pains me to know the Church of Rome didn’t do more to protect victims of sexual abuse at the hands of its priests, and the fact that the Vatican is still defending its decision not to defrock a Wisconsin priest accused of sexually assaulting as many as 200 deaf boys from [...]