Joshua Mercer

August 31, 2018

LOOP: 23 bishops have voiced support for +Vigano

    FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 SEMINARIANS AND McCARRICK  Seminarians were permitted to serve as assistants to Archbishop Theodore McCarrick while he was under investigation for the
August 30, 2018

LOOP: +Cupich claims his interview was edited unfairly

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 CARDINAL: INTERVIEW EDITED UNFAIRLY  Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago said that his interview with NBC Chicago reporter Mary Ann Ahern was
August 29, 2018

LOOP: Sex abuse allegations are a ‘rabbit hole’ says +Cupich

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 A “RABBIT HOLE”?  Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago says the claims made by Archbishop Vigano are a “rabbit hole.” In a
August 28, 2018

LOOP: Vigano’s allegations “demand answers” says USCCB head

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28 HEAD OF US BISHOPS: QUESTIONS DESERVE ANSWERS  Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the US bishops, called for answers raised by the testimony
August 27, 2018

LOOP: Nuncio claims Pope knew about McCarrick

    MONDAY, AUGUST 27 VIGANO: POPE FAILED TO ACT  In a bombshell letter, Archbishop Carlo Vigano claims that Pope Francis withdrew sanctions that Pope Benedict
August 24, 2018

LOOP: St Louis archbishop invites state to review church files

  FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 BISHOP ASKS STATE TO INVESTIGATE  Saint Louis Archbishop Robert Carlson invited Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley to conduct an independent review of
August 23, 2018

LOOP: Senate won’t delay Kavanaugh hearings

  THURSDAY, AUGUST 23 SUPREME COURT   Senate Republicans have rejected a call by Democrats to delay the hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of
August 22, 2018

LOOP: Trump’s lawyer enters plea deal

    WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 – THE QUEENSHIP OF MARY MANAFORT GUILTY OF TAX FRAUD  Paul Manafort, former Trump campaign chairman, was found guilty of eight
August 21, 2018

LOOP: Pope: “We showed no care for the little ones”

  TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 POPE CALLS FOR PRAYER AND FASTING   Pope Francis called on every member of the Catholic Church to pray and fast in penance