Tag Archives: John Corapi

Two comments on Bp. Zurek, Fr. Pavone, and PFL

Fr. Frank Pavone, the public face of Priests for Life, has had his ministry put on ice, ordered back to the Diocese of Amarillo where he’s incardinated due to concerns of his excellency Bishop Patrick Zurek over PFL’s finances. Elizabeth Scalia has a link-rich summary of the story here, Prof. Ed Peters looks at its canonical […]

More details emerge about Fr. Corapi’s situation

Today we learned some new things about the Corapi situation, and the most important ones—those that do the most to back up Corapi’s claims—came not from Fr. Corapi, but from SOLT, the religious order from which he was suspended (at the instigation, he claims, of Bp. Mulvey of Corpus Christi, whose diocese includes SOLT’s American […]

Three thoughts on Fr. Corapi

In March, Fr. John Corapi was suspended after allegations that he was improperly involved with a woman. After weeks of silence, Corapi announced today that he will leave the priesthood after being stymied in attempts to clear his name. Audio of the announcement is here; the text is here. I have three main points to make. […]