Ex-Convict Arrested in Murder of Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP – UPDATED

Gary Moran - arrested in killing of Fr Walker

A 54-year-old homeless ex-convict has been arrested in Phoenix, accused of the murder of a priest and the wounding of a second priest. KPHO, the local CBS affiliate, reports that Gary Moran, a homeless man with an extensive criminal record, was arrested Sunday night and jailed on suspicion of shooting the Rev. Kenneth Walker multiple times at Mother of Mercy Mission Catholic Church in south Phoenix on Wednesday. Moran was released from prison just two months ago, after serving nine years of … [Read more...]

Fr. Walker, Young Priest Murdered in Phoenix, Teaches About Mercy and Justice

Fr Walker FSSP

"We have grown far too attached to our own knowledge, our technology, and our pleasures--such that we have forgotten God and what He has done for us."   Fr. Kenneth Walker, FSSP On June 11, 29-year-old Father Kenneth Walker, a priest of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter  (FSSP), was killed in what is believed to be a burglary.  Father Joseph Terra, 56, who was with Father Walker at the rectory of the FSSP's Mater Misericordia Mission, was also shot and remains hospitalized. One … [Read more...]

Wait: Is There a CLUB for Priests’ Mistresses?

An Eastern Catholic priest from Romania with his wife and family

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 … [Read more...]