Polanski needs to shut his trap

Roman Polanski “blame[s] birth control pills for ‘masculinising’ women.” From AFP: Asked by a reporter how his views of women had changed over time, the filmmaker said he thought feminism and advances in contraception had blurred the distinctions between the sexes. “I think that now offering flowers to a lady becomes indecent, that’s how I […]

Victims of convicted predator priest reach $20 million settlement with Jesuits

For immediate release: Monday, May 20 Statement by Barbara Blaine of Chicago, president of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (312-399-4747, SNAPblaine@gmail.com)  Six men who were sexually violated as kids by a widely-known Jesuit priest, Fr. Donald McGuire, have reached a settlement totaling nearly $20 million. We applaud their courage and strength. […]

You read it here first …

The Los Angeles Times just published this great story about Cardinal Mahony. Despite promises from Archbishop Gomez that Mahony would be removed from public ministry, the disgraced Cardinal is performing confirmations across Los Angeles. Fortunately, the commenters and Catholics are just as disgusted as I was last week when I first reported the problem.

Current priest, Diocese of Honolulu accused of child sex crimes

Current priest, Diocese of Honolulu accused of child sex crimes  Two ex-Damien students expose him in abuse lawsuit Bishop Silva has known about allegations since last August Despite ‘zero tolerance,” bishop refuses to remove predator Bishop Silva must oust priest, warn parishioners, group says Predator is “ticking time bomb” for abuse, they claim What: Holding signs […]

Arrogance, Mahony style

On his blog yesterday, Cardinal Roger Mahony discussed how he has been “called to humiliation.” Given all of the storms that have surrounded me and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles recently, God’s grace finally helped me to understand:  I am not being called to serve Jesus in humility.  Rather, I am being called to something […]

Corrections …

An AP photo went out today saying that I am a victim of Fr. Michael Baker. I am not. Other stories have gone out this week saying that I am the victim of abuse by a priest. Both statements are incorrect. I have alerted all media outlets to the mistake. I am a victim of […]