Wait: Is There a CLUB for Priests’ Mistresses?

Fr. Dwight Longenecker with his wife and family and with Bishop Robert Baker, then Bishop of the Diocese of Charleston

From all over Italy they gather, putting pen to paper, expressing their heartfelt longing.  How, exactly, did these women find one another?It's not a poetry slam or a self-help group.  It's... get this!... a group of 26 women who are in love with Catholic priests.  So in love, in fact, that together they have petitioned the Holy Father to reconsider the Church discipline which requires priests to remain celibate.Not eager for the notoriety that would come with self-disclosure, the wo … [Read more...]

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Sr. Jeannine Gramick Asks Obama to Expand Abortion Coverage Worldwide

Sister Jeannine Gramick, dissident nun and co-founder of the controversial New Ways Ministry, has joined with 30 other faith-based groups from the Protestant, Jewish and Muslim faiths to petition President Obama to clarify, then repeal the Helms amendment, which restricts aid funding for abortion services.The Helms amendment, which was introduced in 1973, prohibits the use of U.S. aid monies to fund abortion as a method of family planning or to "motivate or coerce any person to practice … [Read more...]

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