At least 20 Jesuit priests with a history of sexual misconduct were sent to live on a college campus

Franco Origlia/Getty Images Father James Poole, a priest in Nome, Alaska, was serial sexual predator, who abused at least 20 women and girls, according to court documents.  In response to his serial abuse, he was sent to live out his retirement years on Gonzaga University’s campus in Spokane, Washington. And he isn’t the only one: […]

Catholic priests must resist ‘fashionable’ homosexuality or leave clergy – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has bemoaned the allure of “fashionable” homosexuality, stressing that gay priests must forever remain in the closet – or leave the Catholic Church. Read more The pontiff likens homosexuality to a modern – and apparently dangerous – trend in his new book, ‘The Strength of a Vocation’, which is set to be released […]

Chilling 1,356-page grand jury report documents allegations about how the Catholic Church followed ‘a playbook for concealing the truth’ that 300 ‘predator priests’ sexually abused at least 1,000 children

REUTERS/Jim Young A grand jury in Pennsylvania released a 1,300-word report Tuesday detailing allegations about the Roman Catholic Church’s decades-long cover-up of sexual abuse of nearly 1,000 children by 300 “predator priests.” The report details what investigators described in the report as a “a playbook for concealing the truth” that was used by officials to cover […]

Basilica Soundscape 2017 Line-Up Announced, Feat. Blanck Mass, Priests, serpentwithfeet and, OMG, JOHN MAUS!

A couple of years back, your correspondent penned this heartfelt appeal to synth savant/philosophical oddball/general Flavorwire inspiration John Maus to return from…. wherever he is. Maus has been largely off the radar since 2011’s We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves and its associated live shows — he’s occasionally surfaced on Twitter to post cryptic […]

The Priests release fourth album and Hollywood film in the pipleline

PR The Priests have sold 3.5million records A flurry of “pope stars” headlines ensued and there was a delicious irony when The Priests’ first album outsold the latest release by Madonna, who has made a career out of her sinful image. However 3.5million record sales by the trio, David Delargy and brothers Eugene and Martin […]

Pope signals support for married priests, donates €100k to Aleppo

Published time: 10 Mar, 2017 17:50 Pope Francis has indicated that he’s open to the possibility of ordaining married men as a means of dealing with priest shortages facing remote Catholic communities, according to an interview published in Die Zeit. The pope stressed that removing the celibacy rule was not the answer to the Catholic […]