Fr. Benedict Groeschel Resigns from EWTN

The fallout continues over comments made by Father Benedict Groeschel to the National Catholic Register last week in which he suggested that minors often seduce priests in sex abuse cases, with the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) announcing that Father Groeschel will step down as host of Sunday Night Prime.

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EWTN Sues Government Over HHS Mandate

The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) is refusing to allow the government to force it to either stop providing insurance to its employees or use donor funds to pay for insurance coverage of drugs and procedures that violate Church teaching, and has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Birmingham, Alabama to stop the imposition of the controversial mandate.

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Tattoos and Body Piercing

MKM writes: “I had a discussion with my sister on body tattoos and she said she checked on EWTN’s web site and found the Church has no official teaching on it even though it says in scripture not to. My sister also said EWTN’s information mentioned it was in the OLD TESTAMENT and her understanding was it no longer applied in today’s time. . .

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