Portland Archdiocese releases secret documents on priest sexual abuse

The Archdiocese of Portland has made available previously secret documents involving priest sexual abuse in Oregon. The documents are being released as part of the bankruptcy settlement plan that paid more than $50 million to about 175 victims of clergy sexual abuse. In 2004, Portland became the first archdiocese in the country to seek bankruptcy … [Read more…]

THE DESPICABLE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE ‘RAINBOW FLAG’

Want irony? Burning the U.S. flag is still protected under the First Amendment as “symbolic speech.” But try burning the notorious rainbow flag of the so-called “LGBTQIA community,” as Chicago priest Fr. Paul Kalchik just did? Your cardinal-archbishop, Blase Cupich, will try to burn you. Coverage of Kalchik’s brave act and Cupich’s vindictive response is … [Read more…]