Skip to comments.Statement of Santa Cruz Media, Inc. Relative to Fr. Corapi’s Suspension
Posted on 03/25/2011 6:01:58 PM PDT by Celtic Cross
Santa Cruz Media, Inc. is the owner of all of Fr. John Corapis intellectual property and the DVDs, CDs, and books that flow from it. We are a secular corporation and not affiliated with the Catholic Church in any way. As such, we are not under the jurisdiction of any bishop or other official in the Catholic Church, although we have the utmost respect for Church authority.
We fully support Rev. John Corapi in this terrible trial, not surprisingly having begun on Ash Wednesday. Through the sacrifice and struggle of the desert and all of the dark moments that this entails, we are confident that the glory of the risen Lord will shine forth from the power of the Resurrection and Easter.
We have consulted with a number of canon lawyers. They have assured us that the actions of the Bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas are, on several points of canon law, illicit. It is our fervent hope that The Dallas Charter will be changed because of false accusations like this. There is no evidence at this time that Fr. Corapi did anything wrong, only the unsubstantiated rant of a former employee, who, after losing her job with this office, physically assaulted me and another employee and promised to "destroy" Father Corapi. We all continue to pray for this person, and we ask you to do the same.
We sincerely believe that the work Fr. Corapi has done is of greatest value to the Church, hence hated by the devil. We fully intend to make Fr. Corapis material available as a service to the Church and the world for as long as we possibly can.
The Church provides no financial support to Fr. Corapi. He has to pay for his own legal representation, medical costs, food, housing, etc. We have never accepted donations or charitable contributions of any kind. We are supporting Fathers efforts to defend himself. Your purchase of products from Santa Cruz Media helps provide the funding for Father's continued work as well as the legal expenses he continues to incur as a result of these malicious allegations.
Father Corapi and all of us here at Santa Cruz Media, Inc. greatly appreciate your kindness, support, and prayers. Please continue to pray for Father Corapi and his accuser, as well as all priests who find themselves in this unfortunate situation.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Vice President of Operations,
Santa Cruz Media, Inc.
Ping. Maybe you’ve already seen this, but anyway here it is.
Thanks. I’m glad to see this.
I really think he is innocent. This certainly substantiates that opinion.
I'm skeptical of all of 'em.
Father Corapi has a Facebook page that people can Like and send prayers and well wishes:
It has happened often and before in the Catholic Church in its 2000 year history.
You folks realize that “Santa Cruz Media Inc” is owned by Father Corapi, right?
Did you catch the address for Santa Cruz Media, Inc?
Street: 450 CORPORATE DRIVE, SUITE 108
Guess who owns that building? Yep, Father Corapi according to property tax records.
So what? He doesn’t own the people who work there.
At the very end of the talk, he talked about a person trying to shake him down for cash and that they were threatening to reveal that he was doing drugs again and that he was having all kinds of illicit sex with women and that he had mistresses all over the place, etc. The attorney's of the accuser went to the Bishop and offered to keep quiet for a “sum”. When the Bishop called Father Corapi in to talk about it, he asked Father Corapi how much he was going to pay to make these people go away. Father Corapi said that his answer was “I will cut their privates off!”. So the answer was no on his part.
Now I don't know if this woman accusing him is the same person that he has been being threatened by, but I have to think that it probably is. I think that by talking about it at the convention, he was trying to brace us all for the storm ahead. He adamantly denied doing anything at all! I tend to take his word for it.
Father Corapi is not a stupid man. He wouldn't be dumb enough to deny something that he knows that the accuser can prove. If you cannot prove your claim(a claim like this would have to have had some evidence proving it) than you are a liar and a swindler. If there were any evidence at all, we would see it all over the place! This woman is trying to “destroy” him like she said. She knows that in this day and age, all you need to destroy a priests reputation is your mouth! Even if this is proven to be false(I believe it will), his reputation will still be tarnished.
That is why it is so rotten of that Bishop for suspending him without even substantiating the claim!
They of course are going to release a statement defending his name. They disclosed that they still intend to sell his merchandise for as long as they can. That is until some “fair minded(sarc)” Bishop comes along and locks the doors to the place.
Beware false idols. Jesus is the only being you should be a ‘fan’ of as a Catholic.
If you are a fan of Wagner does that mean you worship him? Give me a break and spare me your ridiculous accusations.
Thanks but no thanks.
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