The Spin: Good News Is Actually Bad News: Annual Audit Shows Abuse Accusations Plummeting, But ‘Catholic’ Cranks Forage For the Negative

Francesco Cesareo : Catholic audit : Brian Roewe

Once again, this year's newly released annual audit report by United States bishops about abuse in the Catholic Church amplifies the rampancy of false accusations, suspicious and unprovable allegations against dead priests, dubious … [Read more...]

SNAP R.I.P.: After Hefty Lawsuit Payout, Leaders Dorris and Casteix Now Abandon Ship

Barbara Dorris : SNAP : Joelle Casteix

How the mighty have fallen. Executive Director Barbara Dorris, Regional Director Joelle Casteix, and other longtime board members have resigned from their leadership positions at the lawyer-funded hate group SNAP, marking yet another … [Read more...]

Greater Boston Bigotry (Again): After Advancing Dubious Chile Cover-Up Claim, Host Jim Braude Ignores Beams In Own Eye

Jim Braude : WGBH

Jim Braude, the host of evening talk show Greater Boston on local public television station WGBH, rarely misses an opportunity to lambaste the Catholic Church, and he recently even used a decades-old abuse story out of Chile – yes, … [Read more...]

FLASHBACK: In 1978, the Boston Globe Promoted Decriminalizing Teenage Prostitution

Boston Globe hypocrisy

In January 1978, a judge's ruling shook the country. A New York City judge, Judge Margaret Taylor, ruled that a 14-year-old girl did not commit a crime when she sold herself for sex with an adult. The judge reasoned that because the … [Read more...]

FACT CHECK: In Reporting on the Death of Cardinal Law, the Boston Globe Forgot to Mention Its Own Role in Creating the Scandal

Kevin Cullen : Brian McGrory : Michael-Rezendes - Boston Globe

It was enough to prompt sheer revulsion in any decent human being. The Boston Globe treated the death of Cardinal Bernard Law less as a news story and more as a gleeful celebration and an opportunity to again bludgeon the Catholic … [Read more...]

Bigotry Alert: After Publishing the Names of Priests Merely Accused of Abuse For Years, Boston Globe Refuses to Name Sex Abusers in Its Own Offices

Boston Globe hypocrisy

It is truly unbelievable. In a recent article in its own paper, the Boston Globe openly admitted that employees at its paper have been fired or forced to resign due to sexual abuse accusations and sex harassment. However, the paper … [Read more...]

It’s About Time! Disgraced Group SNAP Finally Apologizes to Falsely Accused Priest Whom It Smeared

Rev. Xiu Hui Joseph Jiang

The lawyer-funded hate group SNAP has issued a formal apology to St. Louis priest Rev. Xiu Hui "Joseph" Jiang, whom it had falsely accused of abusing children and maliciously branded a "pedophile." The apology was … [Read more...]

The ‘Secret’ Is Finally Out: False Abuse Accusations Rampant Against Chicago Ex-Priest McCormack

Daniel McCormack Chicago priest

It has long been a poorly kept secret in the neighborhoods near St. Agatha Catholic Church and within the offices at the Archdiocese of Chicago that most, if not nearly all, of the abuse accusations lodged against ex-priest Daniel McCormack … [Read more...]

Netflix’s ‘The Keepers’: Agenda-Driven Filmmaking Exploits a Nun’s Murder

NETFLIX : The Keepers

The 1969 unsolved disappearance and murder of a Baltimore nun, Sister Catherine Cesnik, certainly has all the makings of a compelling whodunnit. "Who killed Sister Cathy?" the trailer asks. However, The Keepers, a multi-part … [Read more...]

Now This: The Media’s Cardinal Pell Disinformation Campaign

Damian Dignan : Cardinal Pell : Lyndon Monument

The media is having a field day reporting that Australia's Cardinal George Pell has been accused of child abuse. From the way the media is telling it, one would think that this abuse was something that happened somewhat recently, and … [Read more...]