IS CARDINAL O’MALLEY WHITEWASHING THE GAY SCANDAL INVESTIGATION OF ST. JOHN’S SEMINARY?

Several Boston Catholic Insider (BCI) readers have asked what we know about the latest on the investigation into homosexual activity and sexual harassment at St. John’s Seminary. Based on internal and external indicators, we get the distinct impression the outcome could end up looking largely like a “nothing-burger” and it could be set up as … [Read more…]

Safe Haven for Predator Priests

South America is one place that homosexual predator priests go to flee canonical and legal sanctions for their crimes. GlobalPost tracked five of these priests in South America. GlobalPost’s senior correspondent Will Carless asked one of these priests, Fr. Paul Madden, if he had in fact sexually abused a boy who had credibly accused the … [Read more…]

Archbishop McCarrick’s unofficial role in Vatican-China relations

Former cardinal had been a proponent of a deal between Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Church under Pope Francis. Following reports that the Holy See and the People’s Republic of China could be about to sign an agreement on the appointment of bishops in the country, attention has turned to the role of Archbishop … [Read more…]