- Dec 5, 2019
Two major developments on the Theodore McCarrick saga neatly capture unanswered questions about accountability.
Cardinal Sean O’Malley of Boston has been elected chairman of the Papal Foundation’s board of trustees.
Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Tuesday that his office will open an investigation into sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the local archdiocese.
Just days after Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as Archbishop of Washington, the D.C. archdiocese has released the names of 28 former clergy of the archdiocese who had been “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of minors dating back to 1948.
Although right now it’s impossible to talk about anything relating to Cardinal Donald Wuerl other than the clerical abuse scandals, there’s more to the story.