Archbishop Charles J. Chaput

Emeritus Pope Benedict Weighs In on Abuse Crisis

Emeritus Pope Benedict has emerged from his cone of silence to offer a personal analysis of the clerical sex abuse crisis, citing the sexual revolution, a corruption of moral theology, and the formation of “homosexual cliques” in seminaries as causes of the problem.

The Associated Press

Philly Archbishop: Hillary Clinton a ‘Scheming, Robotic Liar’

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput has echoed a burning indictment of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, calling her a “scheming, robotic liar with a lifelong appetite for power and an entourage riddled with anti-Catholic bigots.”

Hillary-Clinton-Apollo-Theatre-Getty

In New Cardinal Picks, Pope Francis Sidelines Conservatives, Promotes Progressives

Pope Francis announced his choices for new Catholic cardinals Sunday, promoting a number of well-known progressives while snubbing conservatives who were up for the job. In all, the Pope named 17 new cardinals, including 13 who are under 80 years old and therefore eligible to participate in the conclave electing the next pope.

Pope Francis greets the crowd from the popemobil after a mass on October 9, 2016 at St Peter's square in Vatican. / AFP / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE (Photo credit should read FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Tim Kaine’s Catholic Problem

Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine’s habit of showcasing his faith credentials is proving to be a two-edged sword, as more and more Catholics find his ambiguous relationship with Church teaching to be deeply problematic.

catholics