Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Pope as Cruel and Unusual Punishment

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Two prisoners in Bologna, Italy escaped during their lunch with Pope Francis yesterday, reportedly fleeing back to their jail cells after what they called

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Knights

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Two months after ditching their ostrich-plume chapeaus, the Knights of Columbus continue their rebranding efforts by announcing the organization shall be henceforth known as

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Stand Up, Stand Up For Jesus

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Catholics parishioners across the U.S. protested during the Our Father Sunday in defiance of Pope Francis, who said that parishioners who kneel during the

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: That 70’s Show

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     USCCB spokesman, Bishop Roger Belvedere confirmed this week that any Catholic organization attempting to make themselves appear current will be suppressed, as “anything

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Punched by the Holy Spirit

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     Days after the Pontiff sustained injuries after hitting his head in a popemobile accident in Colombia, Pope Francis has now condemned his own

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Denzinger

    From the only source of reliable Catholic news on net, Eye of the Tiber:     The largest cross-boarder Lefeverist smuggling tunnel to date was discovered in a midnight raid earlier today by Swiss Guards.  The smugglers fled,

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PopeWatch: Beanies

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   It was announced today that the Swiss Guard’s uniform will be changed to a more modern hipster look. Pontifical Swiss Guard Commandant

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PopeWatch: Debt

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Total catechism student loan debt in the U.S. has officially topped $1.8 hundred dollars. In March, the Francis administration announced a series

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PopeWatch: Let God Sort ‘Em Out

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   VATICAN––The Vatican this morning is announcing that every pope that has ever lived, including ones still living, is to be canonized by the

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PopeWatch: Deadbeat

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   The mother of local deadbeat Anthony Green confirmed to friends and family today that the sweet, pretty girl that sits behind her at

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PopeWatch: Box Office

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   It’s been three years since Benedict’s colossal battle with the Roman Curia devastated Vatican City. The loss of spiritual life and collateral

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PopeWatch: UberMass

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Uber has announced plans to begin offering Mass deliveries beginning early next year. Attempting to expand beyond the borders of ridesharing and

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PopeWatch: Get Thee to a Nunnery

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   After several public failed relationships and an embarrassing 8-months without a boyfriend, award winning singer-songwriter Taylor Swift announced today via Twitter that

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PopeWatch: Catholic Education

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     Facing financial ruin due to the high cost of trying to provide their son with a good Catholic education, sources confirmed Thursday

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PopeWatch: Offensive Catholics

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   A Catholic university is under fire this week after school administrators accidentally hired 37-year-old Todd Alguire, a practicing Catholic, to head their

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PopeWatch: Ad Orientem

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   After conducting his first symphony since being named Maestro of the New Mexico Philharmonic, Chinese-born Li Wei Chen has been under heavy scrutiny from

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PopeWatch: Checkmate

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Society of St. Pius X chess grandmaster Larcel Mafebvre has turned four of his pieces into bishops without approval from the World Chess Federation, officials have

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PopeWatch: Diplomatic Jesus

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber: Cincinnati, OH––Catholic book publisher and distributer St. Clare Press announced today that their new non-confrontational translation of the Bible will be released sometime this September. St.

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PopeWatch: Leaving on a Jet Plane

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Roman Curia officials pulled out all the stops this year to celebrate the 4th anniversary of Pope Francis’ accession to the Throne of

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PopeWatch: Bugged

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   The Vatican has refused to say whether an apology was in the works after eavesdropping allegations were made by Francis last week

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PopeWatch: Pope Burke

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber: In an epic mistake that drew gasps from Catholics and non-Catholics around the world yesterday, Cardinal Protodeacon Jean-Louis Tauran recently announced that he mistakenly named Jorge

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PopeWatch: Clown Masses

From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     Reports out of Cincinnati, Ohio today suggest sightings of Creepy Clown Masses are on the rise nationwide, and at levels not seen since

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PopeWatch: Tramp Stamp

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     According to several reports out today, the Vatican will be issuing lower back tattoos to Catholics in honor of German priest and

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PopeWatch: Safe Spaces

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops met in Baltimore yesterday to discuss churches in the United States providing “safe spaces” from hostile Catholic

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PopeWatch: Rigid Moses

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber   Pope Francis on Monday warned against the excessive rigidity of the Ten Commandments and said “God gives us the freedom to search our

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PopeWatch: Instruction Manual

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Telling the press today that instructions of Pope Francis’ IKEA gift to them had numerous inconsistencies, four cardinals wrote a letter to him

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PopeWatch: Saint Luthor

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   In a press conference aboard the papal plane this morning, Pope Francis confirmed reports that he would be investigating the life and

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PopeWatch: Successor

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   The Vatican announced this week that Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich has been selected to be Pope Francis’ successor after the 79-year-old pontiff

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PopeWatch: It Would Explain a Lot

  From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   A new series of emails released yesterday by WikiLeaks connected to its dump of John Podesta’s server show that ancestors to presidential nominee Hillary Clinton attempted

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PopeWatch: Checkmate

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Society of St. Pius X chess grandmaster Larcel Mafebvre has turned four of his pieces into bishops without approval from the World Chess Federation, officials

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PopeWatch: Catfished

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Social media users are very much used to dealing with phony accounts, and Catholics in the world of Facebook and Twitter are no exception

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PopeWatch: Gringo Mass

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:   Despite efforts to figure whether they were in a Catholic or Protestant service, local parishioners were left baffled after an “animated” man

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PopeWatch: Plague

    From the only reliable source of Catholic news on the net, Eye of the Tiber:     In an effort to combat what is being called a “fast-moving and highly contagious disease,” officials at the Diocese of San

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