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...]

Popular Priest, Theologian and Author Reaches Mountaintop — Then Falls and Dies

Fr Robert Cormier

Father Robert Cormier, a New Jersey priest and author, has died in a tragic 1,000-foot fall from the top of Mount Hood.According to MY9NJ.com, the local Fox News affiliate in Jersey City: Sheriff's office spokesman Pete Hughes said Cormier ascended Mount Hood's south side with two others, one of whom suffered a leg cramp.Cormier continued alone and appeared to reach the summit before he fell near Eliot Glacier at the volcanic peak 50 miles east of Portland.A helicopter photographed … [Read more...]

British Priest Who Died During “the Troubles”: “I Am Only Doing God’s Will”

The paratroop brigade thought the world of him.  His friends described him as "gay, outgoing, generous and energetic."On February 22, 1972, Fr. Gerard Weston, chaplain with the Paratroop Regiment in Belfast, died along with six civilians when the Irish Republican Army detonated a car bomb at Aldershot, a town southwest of London.  It was the first major act of war against the British Army on English soil.The young priest had been ordained by Archbishop Heenan in 1960, and spent his first … [Read more...]


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