**TheMediaReport.com Follow-Up** Even More Questions Raised About McCarrick Accuser James Grein

James Grein : Cardinal McCarrick accuser

Contrary to what some readers may believe, we at TheMediaReport.com generally believe most accusations against priests until we see reason to question them. And in the case of the accuser of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick – who has now … [Read more...]

The Witch Hunt Against Australia’s Cardinal George Pell: Five Facts You Need To Know

Cardinal George Pell

Yes, the cases against Australia's Cardinal George Pell are nothing less than a wild-eyed anti-Catholic witch hunt by the Australian government against the Catholic Church. Take it to the bank. What is our evidence? Plenty. Here are … [Read more...]

An Australian Bishop Was Found Innocent of Concealing Child Abuse, and the Media Went Silent, Unlike His Conviction

Archbishop Philip Wilson : acquitted

[Big HT: MercatorNet.] When Archbishop Philip Wilson of Adelaide, Australia, was convicted earlier this year of concealing an alleged case of child abuse from 42 years ago, media across the globe went hysterical. It was an international … [Read more...]

‘I See Nothing!’ : Media Turns Blind Eye to Rampant Sex Abuse In Chicago Schools

I see nothing - only decades-old accusations against Catholic priests

Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has "investigated 430 reports that school employees had sexually abused, assaulted or harassed students since 2011." And in less than three months since Chicago schools created an office to … [Read more...]

Journalistic Malpractice Again: Boston Globe Untethered In Its Latest Hit Piece Against the Bishops

Jenn Abelson : Boston Globe : Thomas Farragher

What does it say about the integrity of a newspaper when the second sentence of a major front-page article is an outright falsehood? When it comes to writing hit pieces about the Catholic Church at the Boston Globe, do facts even matter … [Read more...]

**EXCLUSIVE REPORT** Bishop Jenik’s Accuser: Serious Questions Now Arise About His Credibility

Michael J Meenan : Bishop Jenik accuser

Last week, the New York Times reported that a man came forward in January this year to claim that Bishop John Jenik, an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of New York, repeatedly abused him as a teenager for several years in the … [Read more...]

No, Jim. Pope Francis Did Not ‘Blame Abuse Victims’ For Persecution of the Catholic Church

Jim Braude

Boston's Jim Braude, host of public television's Greater Boston program on WGBH, continues to distinguish himself as one of the leading anti-Catholic voices around, rarely missing an opportunity to bludgeon the Catholic Church over … [Read more...]

The Sky is Falling: Media Panic That Ex-Cardinal McCarrick Lives Near a School

Cardinal McCarrick hysteria

In yet another example of how hysteria and overstatement has overtaken logic and reason in the reporting of the Catholic sex abuse story line, when news surfaced that former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick would be now living out his last years … [Read more...]

Professional Misconduct? Lawyer Garabedian Descends to Hate Speech on TV Show

Mitchell Garabedian

The ethical rules governing lawyers in Massachusetts are crystal clear: Rule 8.4 of the Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct states that it is professional misconduct for an attorney to: – engage in conduct involving … [Read more...]

If You Are Accused of Abuse, Are You Automatically Guilty? Pope Francis and An Important Story to Remember

Pope Francis : false accusation : Spain

In what has now become another eruption of outright media hysteria, let us pause for just a moment to revisit a very instructional episode from a few years back involving Pope Francis and some accused priests in Spain. It was a front page … [Read more...]