In Canada, a Hockey Revival

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — The Rev. John Perdue is only 33, so he does not remember much from the heyday of the Flying Fathers, a troupe of hockey-playing Catholic priests who played comedy-filled charity games beginning in 1964. The Flying Fathers were the Harlem Globetrotters of hockey — touring North America and Europe, compiling more than 900 wins and only a […]

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American priest accused of sexually assaulting altar boys arrested in the Philippines

American Roman Catholic priest Rev. Kenneth Bernard Hendricks was accused of sexually assaulting altar boys in a church in the Philippines, in a case one official described as "shocking and appalling." (Bureau of Immigration PIO via AP) An American Catholic priest who's lived in a remote Philippines town for nearly four decades was reportedly arrested Thursday after being accused of […]

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ANDREW PIERCE: How high priest of the Right triggered an intervention

ANDREW PIERCE: How high priest of the Right triggered an intervention for government’s new housing tsar Professor Sir Roger Scruton, a well-known conservative thinker, has been appointed chairman of a new public body  But the Government has faced calls to sack him after it emerged that in the past he has described homosexuality as ‘not normal  The 74-year-old said Islamophobia […]

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Pope defrocks priest accused of abuse amid criticism of cover-ups

Pope defrocks Chilean priest accused of sexually abusing children as Vatican faces criticism over cover-ups Reverend Cristian Precht Bañados, 77, has been dismissed from the priesthood He was once a popular figure in Chile for his record defending human rights  But he was suspended in 2012 after sexual abuse claims were made against him Pope Francis has ordered a man […]

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French Priest Who Slapped Baby During Baptism Suspended

The French priest who slapped a crying baby on the face during his baptism has been identified and suspended. Father Jacques Lacroix has been removed from all church activities, according to a statement released by Meaux Dioceses in France on Friday, June 22. “Since June 21, a video circulates in the press and social networks on which we can see […]

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Why would Putin’s spy hire a Russia-hating priest to kill journalist?

Why would Putin’s spies hire a Russia-hating priest to assassinate back-from-the-dead journalist? Mystery as ‘hitman’ AND his arms dealer accomplice are linked to Ukrainian spies who supposedly foiled plot Oleksiy Tsimbalyuk allegedly hired by Boris L. German to carry out the killing   However Tsimbalyuk allegedly worked with Ukraine’s counter-intelligence   Tsimbalyuk reported German’s plot but both claim to be working with Ukraine Tsimbalyuk […]

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