Skip to comments.New allegations surface regarding Archbishop McCarrick and Newark priests
Posted on 08/17/2018 7:39:49 AM PDT by Loyalist
(CNA).- Recent allegations against former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick include reports that he made sexual advances toward seminarians during his tenure as Bishop of Metuchen and Archbishop of Newark.
The religious priest who spoke to CNA said when he studied in a seminary in New York, McCarrick, who was then an aide to Cardinal Terence Cooke of New York, would sometimes visit the seminary. The priest said that McCarricks reputation was already well established by this time.
So well-known was McCarricks reputation, the priest said, that when McCarrick would accompany Cooke to visit the seminary there was a standing joke that they had to "hide the handsome ones" before he arrived.
Fr. Desmond Rossi was a seminarian in Newark in the late 1980s. He has publicly alleged that, in 1988, two transitional deacons sexually abused him.
According to Rossi, he told archdiocesan authorities about the assault and went before a review board. He said that his story was found credible, but nothing happened. Instead, he claims the archdiocese turned against him for bringing the allegation forward.
Rossis allegations have resurfaced in the wake of the current scandals and on August 2, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, current Archbishop of Newark, announced that he would reexamine the matter, and that he had referred it to his Office for Canonical Affairs.
While the Archdiocese of Newark declined to confirm the name of the accused priest remaining in active ministry, several priests in the archdiocese identified him as Fr. James Weiner, and told CNA that he has a reputation among the clergy, dating back to his time in the seminary, for active homosexuality.
In recent years, several priests said, Weiner is known for hosting cocktail parties in his rectory, which other homosexual priests of the archdiocese are known to attend.
Back in the 1980s, The Wanderer reported about McCarrick’s boat parties.
Homosexuality is an abomination. At its core it is the sexual molestation and imprinting of young boys by vile perverts. Probably best if the entire hierarchy of the church, including the Pope resigned at this point. Not sure what would evolve, but what now exists is not holy.
What are the names of these other homosexual priests?
If I were an honest, God-fearing priest, I would have resigned a long time ago just to not be tainted with the stench coming from the putrid pedo priesthood.
The amount of children completely damaged from these monsters, who then went on to damage others, is incalculable. Every single asset of the Catholic church worldwide should be put up for sale, and the funds put in trust for all the victims, and victims of victims.
The priests who have been accused by two or more victims should be impaled, since crucifixion is too good for them. I think Ill just spit on the next priest I see. My brother is dead now, and never told anyone what happened to him, but something sure caused his hatred of God at eleven years old, and total refusal to go to church with the rest of us ever again...
They are imposters from the beginning.
Homosexuals that infiltrated an organization to use for their own perverse desires.
We nerd a real Pope that will clean the stables.
We have relatives and friends who were faithful Catholics who have quit the church over this issue. The problem is homosexual cabals. Not just pedophilia. The whole church top to bottom needs to be reformed and purged. Married men and women need to be made priests.
To be fair, homosexuals attempt to infiltrate any organization where they can gain intimate access to boys. The BSA is another prime example. Public primary schools are another. The Catholic Church is but one of various opportunities.
And a pedophilia issue, but under no circumstances should you try to link or conflate homosexuality and pedophilia.
I don’t know everything but I would assume that hundreds years ago, the Catholic Church did not have problems finding quality priests because death was all around us at all times. Look at Black Death. But the past century or so, modern medicine made it possible for us to live a long time so people aren’t exactly signing up in droves so that’s why there’s a lot of “troublemakers” in the Catholic Church now.
One of your ideas is just reckless. The other is impossible. Are you sure you’re a Catholic? You don’t seem to understand the faith at all.
Yes. Not sure about women priests though.
Said the same thing last night.
There were heterosexual perps in the PA report.
Homosexuals’ sick desperation to get into schools was on display by their vicious attack of Anita Bryant in the 70’s for her spearheading efforts to prevent them. They absolutely destroyed her in their attempt, the magnitude of which was matched by their lust for young flesh.
Why women? That change is a certain death knell to any church group.
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