Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Barbarin’

What next after Barbarin’s resignation? Comments 0

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

Should we be happy with the conviction of Cardinal Barbarin? Several journalists have asked me. As the author of a book on the Preynat scandal (Histoire d’une silence) who was seeking to understand how the Church managed to remain silent and in denial so long, the answer is undoubtedly, yes. The reason is because the Read more

French priest stood down after criticising terror victims Comments 0

Friday, December 4th, 2015

A French priest has been stood down after he compared those killed in the Bataclan concert hall in Paris with the ISIS terrorists who shot them. Cardinal Philippe Barbarin of Lyon announced the standing down of Fr Hervé Benoît last Friday. The priest had written a column posted to a traditionalist website in which he Read more