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