Texas church closes after priest dies, members get coronavirus.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican Texas church closes after priest dies, members get coronavirus. A Texas church canceled Mass services just days after reopening after a priest died and several members of his religious order tested positive for the coronavirus. Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Houston reopened its doors on May 2, as the Lone Star State began loosening its stay-at-home orders. But on […]

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Over 900 accused U.S. clergy left off church’s sex abuse lists.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican Over 900 accused U.S. clergy left off church’s sex abuse lists. Richard J. Poster served time for possessing child pornography, violated his probation by having contact with children, admitted masturbating in the bushes near a church school and in 2005 was put on a sex offender registry. And yet the former Catholic […]

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Another Catholic diocese seeks bankruptcy after abuse lawsuits.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican Another Catholic diocese seeks bankruptcy after abuse lawsuits. HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – The Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, six months after disclosing it had paid millions of dollars to people sexually abused as children by its clerics. The diocese joins at least 20 others across the United States in […]

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12,000+ Catholic churches in the US applied for PPP loans – and 9,000 got them.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican 12,000+ Catholic churches in the US applied for PPP loans – and 9,000 got them. As suffering small businesses around the country clamor for much-needed loans from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, news of prominent national chains receiving millions of dollars sparked an outcry among owners of smaller businesses who have been […]

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Pope Francis accused of comparing convicted child abuser cardinal to Jesus after controversial comments.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican Pope Francis accused of comparing convicted child abuser cardinal to Jesus after controversial comments. Pope Francis has faced fierce criticism online after appearing to compare Cardinal Pell, recently acquitted of five child sexual abuse offenses during the 1990s, to Jesus Christ himself. During a Mass celebrated at his residence in Santa Marta […]

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Dozens of Priests accused of abuse found work abroad with Church help.

Join us: facebook.com/occupythevatican Dozens of Priests accused of abuse found work abroad with Church help. The Rev. Jose Antonio Pinal, a young priest from Mexico, arrived at his first parish in rural Northern California in 1980, fresh out of seminary. The priest befriended the Torres family, helping the parents, also immigrants from Mexico, to fill […]

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