**Double Standard Alert** Southern California Schools Paid $313 Million In Abuse Settlements In Past Seven Years, National Media Mum

school sex abuse

Just imagine: A pair of Catholic dioceses announce that they have paid out nearly one third of a billion – with a "b" – dollars for abuse claims not for allegations going back decades, but for incidents just in the … [Read more...]

Stunner: New Hampshire Judge Says 2003 Diocese of Manchester Grand Jury Report Never Should Have Been Released

Judge Richard McNamara : New Hampshire

For over a dozen years now, publicity-seeking district attorneys across the country have been bombarding the public with phony "grand jury reports" about alleged misdeeds committed by the Catholic Church many decades ago. Indeed, … [Read more...]

Stalking Ex-Employees? AP Advances Dumb Premise In Search of a Storyline

Claudia Lauer : Associated Press : Meghan Hoyer

Imagine you work for an organization and that organization has a non-legal, ad hoc process whereby it decided whether you "could have" committed misconduct in your past. And if you were found "credibly accused" – … [Read more...]

*QUICK HITS* Two Falsely Accused Priests Fight Back and Win!

Rev. William Nolan : Rev. William Graham

We are happy to report two new developments in cases of falsely accused priests: 1. A jury in Wisconsin swiftly acquitted Rev. William Nolan after a 26-year-old accuser made the astonishing claim that Nolan had abused him well over a 100 … [Read more...]

**SPECIAL INVESTIGATION** Church Militant and Buffalo Reporter Charlie Specht Target an Innocent Priest to Boost Their Audience

Charlie Specht WKBW : bad reporting : Michael Voris Church Militant

We've already busted Buffalo TV reporter Charlie Specht for flat-out lying about an abuse accusation at a non-existent Walmart in the 1980s, and there is still plenty more to tell about the crooked Specht. But for now let's look at … [Read more...]

**EXCLUSIVE** Buffalo’s Bare-Chested Buddies: The Secret Love Letter the Media is Hiding

Matthew Bojanowski and Ryszard Biernat letter

**EXCLUSIVE** Please credit to TheMediaReport.com This is what the media did not want you to see. It's the steamy gay love letter at the heart of everything you have been hearing about in the Diocese of Buffalo. It obviously has … [Read more...]

*SPECIAL REPORT* The Diocese of Buffalo ‘Crisis’ and Three Simple Facts That The Media Won’t Tell You

Siobhan O'Connor : Matthew Bojanowski : Charlie Specht

The way the media would have you believe, Buffalo-area Catholics are in a frenzy and demading the head of Bishop Richard Malone on a platter because he has grossly mishandled cases regarding abusive clergy. But is what the media telling … [Read more...]

Right Wing Hypocrisy: Church Militant Praises Gay Priest Who Penned Steamy Love Letter To Seminarian Roommate

Rev. Ryszard Biernat : heart : Michael Voris

As even a casual visitor to the hyperbolic Church Militant web site knows, Church Militant vociferously claims that one of the most serious problems facing the Catholic Church today is the purported presence of active homosexuals in the … [Read more...]

**BUSTED** Buffalo TV Reporter Charlie Specht Airs Impossible Abuse Claim Against Priest, Then Lies About It

Charlie Specht : WKBW busted

In an October 2018 story on Buffalo station WKBW-TV, reporter Charlie Specht breathlessly broadcasted the claims from a man that Fr. Joseph Gatto of the Diocese of Buffalo sexually groped him "in the 1980s" while the two were … [Read more...]

**CON JOB** Dirty Buffalo Reporter Edits Messages to Portray Priest as a ‘Predator’

Charlie Specht : reporter WKBW

Just when we thought the media could not stoop any lower to hype up a story about the Catholic Church, along comes Charlie Specht, an "investigative reporter" at WKBW-TV in Buffalo, to set the bar even lower. In a recent report, … [Read more...]