In Time for the March for Life: All Clear for Fr. Frank Pavone!

Fr. Frank Pavone in front of the U.S. Supreme Court

I told this story over at the Kresta in the Afternoon blog, but I want to be sure you don't miss it.Bishop Patrick Zurek, bishop of the Diocese of Amarillo, has sent a letter to all the bishops of the United States, announcing that his concerns about the financial management of Priests For Live have been resolved, and PFL national director Fr. Frank Pavone is free to resume his ministry.More than two years ago, in September 2011, Bishop Zurek had restricted the movements of Father … [Read more...]

Discouraging News About Priests? Here’s How to REALLY Help

Roman collar

Prayer Warriors, you are needed.This week has brought stark reminders of the vulnerability and the vincibility of priests:  From the disclosure of Cardinal Mahony’s inaction in the 1980s, when he failed to remove abusive priests from positions of responsibility, to the reports of a priest in Springfield, Illnois, donning an orange jumpsuit, handcuffs and a bondage hood, then calling 911 for assistance—we’ve seen too well that clergy are only human.I’ve been a little out of sorts, unwillin … [Read more...]