Scranton Times-Tribune Coverage of the Urrutigoiry Story

An article in the Scranton Times-Tribune online follows up on the story of Carlos Urrutigoiry and his elevation to a position of authority over priests accused of misconduct in a Catholic Diocese in Paraguay. The National Director of SNAP, David Chlohessy, is demanding the Diocese release  the files on the Urrutigoiry and the events that… Continue reading Scranton Times-Tribune Coverage of the Urrutigoiry Story

Promoting Pedaphiles

According to an article in the Pocono Record on 14 March 2014, a priest who was credibly accused of molesting boys in Shohola (Pike County) and Moscow (Lackawanna County), Pennsylvania has been elevated to the post of Vicar General of Ciudad del Este Diocese in Paraguay.  Now a Monsignor, Carlos Urrutigoity will be in charge of… Continue reading Promoting Pedaphiles

Rogue Priest, formerly of the Diocese of Scranton, Living the Good Life in Paraguay

I recently received a press release concerning on of the Diocese of Scranton's poster priests for child sexual abuse, Fr. Carlos Urrutigoity of the Society of St John.  I don't usually get press releases, so I did not really know what to do with it.  Because I had written about Carlos Urrutigoity in the past… Continue reading Rogue Priest, formerly of the Diocese of Scranton, Living the Good Life in Paraguay

From the “You have to be kidding me” file…

A company called Sacros, formerly known as Patmos, based in Shohola, Pennsylvania is selling a Child's Missal. The publishers of this missal use of a photo of a priest accused of being a pedophile and allegedly banned from ministry by the Diocese of Scranton in the book. Throughout the book, a guardian angel appears who… Continue reading From the “You have to be kidding me” file…

Shameful Legacy

The current Bishop of Scranton and his predecessor have a dismal record of dealing with the issue of priest sexual abuse. While these men should have been working hard to tend to their flocks and drive the wolves from the church,  they seem to be proud of the fact that they have kept the financial… Continue reading Shameful Legacy