The trial of Msgr. William J. Lynn, secretary for clergy under a late Philadelphia cardinal, exposes every day what Pope Benedict XVI has called “the filth of the church.” As the New York Times explained, Lynn is “the first Roman Catholic supervisor in the country to be tried on felony charges of endangering children and conspiracy — not on allegations that he molested children himself.
Cardinals of the Catholic Church meet at 3:30 a.m. ET and then again at 11 a.m. ET Monday, at which time they may set a date for the conclave to elect the next pope. Pope Benedict XVI vacated the papacy just four days ago, citing ai... Read Post
ROME – After Pope Benedict XVI became the first pope in hundreds of years to voluntarily resign, the Roman Catholic Church could be in for another first in recent history—an African pope. Two African cardinals are rumored to be amon... Read Post