Laurie Goodstein

Same As It Ever Was: NY Times’ Laurie Goodstein Gives Free Publicity to SNAP and Its Claim That Pope Francis Ignores Abuse Victims

Question: What does a good reporter do when a decades-old story line continues to get old and stale?Answer: Nothing at all. Despite nearly $3 billion in settlements, over $80 million in therapy payments, endless mea culpas, and countless apologies to accusers of priest sex abuse from decades ago, the New York Times' National Religion Correspondent Laurie Goodstein continues to trumpet the tired claims from the lawyer-funded attack group SNAP that the Catholic … [Read More]


Pope Francis : New York Times

Never Let a Good Opportunity Go To Waste: NY Times Uses Pope Francis Visit To Rehash Stale, Decades-Old Abuse Story

This month's historic trip of Pope Francis to the United States cannot halt the New York Times' relentless obsession with decades-old cases of sex abuse committed by Catholic … [Read More]

Michael Geilenfeld

Justice Finally Prevails: Jury Returns Whopping $14.7 Million Verdict in Defamation Action for False Claims of Abuse Against Former Religious Brother

Congratulations to Michael Geilenfeld, Executive Director of St. Joseph Family of Haiti, to whom a jury awarded $14.7 million after "online activist" Paul Kendrick "endlessly … [Read More]


Show Me the Money! After Philly Accuser Testified Under Oath Priest Abuse Claim Was Not About Money, He Later Files Lawsuit Against Catholic Church Seeking … Money

The old expression goes: "Whenever anybody says, 'It's not about the money,' it's about the money." No other aphorism is more fitting to the case of the … [Read More]

Lawsuit: Barbara Dorris SNAP : Rev. Joseph Jiang : David Clohessy SNAP

Falsely Accused Priest Finally Fights Back! Missouri Cleric Files Federal Lawsuit Against False Accusers, SNAP, and St. Louis Police

Finally! A falsely accused priest has had enough and is not going to take it any more. After being twice accused and cleared on wild charges of sex abuse, Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" … [Read More]

Madeleine Baran

True Confessions: Minn. Public Radio’s Madeleine Baran To Be Headline Speaker at This Year’s Conference For SNAP, Further Abandons Any Pretense of Ethical Journalism

In covering the issue of the media and Catholic sex abuse for over a decade now, we do not believe we have seen reporting as dishonest and biased as that from Madeleiene Baran from Minnesota … [Read More]

David Clohessy

Hypocrisy Alert: SNAP Leader Clohessy, Who Refused To Call Police To Report Abusive Priest, Now Lectures Church on Reporting Abuse

Back in the early 1990s, even after he began his work with the lawyer-funded, anti-Catholic group SNAP, David Clohessy already knew of allegations that his brother – Kevin, a Catholic … [Read More]

Msgr. William Lynn persecution

Kudos: Family of Wrongly Convicted Msgr. Lynn Unloads on Injustice in Philly: ‘This Trial Was Not About Justice for Victims’

In a stunning episode last month, Pennsylvania's Supreme Court overturned a state's lower court ruling that Philadelphia's Msgr. William Lynn was wrongly convicted at a 2012 … [Read More]

Teacher sex

The Usual Double Standard: Public School Teacher Sexually Abuses Minor, Gets a 30-Day Sentence, No Biggie

A judge recently sentenced a public high school teacher in Philadelphia to merely 30 days in prison even though she openly admitted to having sex with one of her underage students and … [Read More]

United Nations hypocrisy

Hypocrisy Alert: After Scolding Catholic Church Over Old Abuse Claims, Rampant Sex Abuse and Cover-Ups Revealed Among United Nations ‘Peacekeepers’ Today

A little over a year ago, the mainstream media fell all over itself to breathlessly report the story of a meaningless committee at the United Nations questioning the Vatican over abuse … [Read More]

Cardinal Sean O'Malley

* Special Investigation* Overlearning the Lessons of the Abuse Scandals: Custodian Uses Bathroom, and Cardinal O’Malley Fires Everyone

In a way it was inevitable: After years of media hysteria over the issue of sex abuse in the Catholic Church, Church officials have now decided on a policy of "shoot first, ask … [Read More]