At Long Last: Cardinal George Suspends Renegade Chicago Pastor Michael Pfleger

I first covered Rev. Michael Pfleger’s outrageous antics almost three years ago. Since then his antics have continued, and – through his Facebook page – I’ve had the displeasure of being exposed to his misbehavior week by week. All of which led me to conclude that Fr. Pfleger is one of the most flagrantly-disobedient priests in the nation. Today things finally came to a he... More

Bishops in ND tell Catholics not to donate to “objectionable” groups (list included)

God Bless bishops Zipfel and Aquila, who have taken their responsibility seriously to protect the faithful from being misled by groups that work against fundamental human goods such as life and marriage/family: Catholics and Catholic organizations should not endorse organizations with “morally objectionable” missions, North Dakota’s bishops said. Bishops Paul A. Zipfel of Bismarck and Samue... More

Update: Gay & Lesbian Fundraiser at Catholic Parish in MN *CANCELED*

I have it on good authority that the Gay & Lesbian fundraiser at St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Minneapolis which I drew attention to earlier today will not take place. This is excellent news –  an excellent first step. The concerns I raised about the serial offenses committed by Fr. Leo Tibesar must still be resolved, however, so I will continue to follow this story. I’m sure we h... More

In Phoenix, a bishop uses his staff (+4 updates)

Once again, I picked the wrong day to go on vacation. While driving to Michigan to spend Christmas break with family and friends, the announcement was made that Bishop Thomas Olmsted has indeed decided to revoke the Catholic status of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. This is the final fruit of a communications between Bishop Olmsted and representatives of the hospital whi... More

Breaking: +Olmsted ultimatum to CHW extended until next Tuesday

A communique from the Diocese of Phoenix: The Diocese of Phoenix has been in continuing conversation with Catholic Healthcare West about their Catholic identity and adherence to the teachings of the Church regarding their facilities within the Diocese of Phoenix. Late on Thursday, Dec. 16, Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted was in receipt of further communication from Catholic Healthcare West officials. ... More

Photo (& VIDEO!) of the “Holy Goalie”

I’ve written before that I think Bishop Thomas Paprocki is a rockstar. Here’s one of the reasons why: A charity hockey game with Bishop Thomas Paprocki will be played at 7 p.m. Monday at Nelson Center. The teams will be comprised of adult players from the Springfield area, and all proceeds from the game will go to Catholic Charities. Paprocki, known as the “Holy Goalie,’’ will a... More

Bp. Pates forces ousted late-term abortionist to relocate to MD

Good for Bishop Pates! Bishop Richard Pates of Des Moines has not taken lightly the news that a notorious late-term abortionist is seeking to move into his backyard. The Iowa prelate has issued a call-to-arms to local Catholics against plans by abortionist Leroy Carhart to move his business to the area. [LifeSiteNews] Due to the Bishop’s efforts and strong local pro-life resistance, Carha... More



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